Care of dress & textiles reading list

Bachmann, Konstance. Conservation Concerns. New York, 1992.

Flecker, Lara. A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting. London, 2006.

Knell, Simon. Care of Collections. London, 1994.

Landi, Sheila. The Textile Conservators Manual. London, 2002.

Museums and Galleries Commission. An Illustrated Guide to the Care of Costume and Textiles Collections. London, 2000.

Museums and Galleries Commission. Standards in the Museum Care of Costume and Textiles Collections. London, 1998.

Museums and Galleries Commission. Ours for Keeps? London, 1998.

The National Trust. The National Trust Manual of Housekeeping. London, 2006.

Thompson, Garry. The Museum Environment. London, 1999.

Thompson, John. Manual of Curatorship - A Guide to Museum Practice. London 1992.

A fact sheet giving general advice on the care and conservation of costume and textiles can be obtained from the Conservation Register website.

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Textiles and Dress of Gujarat

Textiles and Dress of Gujarat

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Event - Clothworkers’ Centre Tour 1

Tue 12 May 2015 11:00–12:00

Members will glimpse inside some of the custom-built storage units for fashion, embroidery and accessories, and meet textile conservators working on objects in the Conservation Studios.

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