Textile conservation : advances in practice / edited by Frances Lennard and Patricia Ewer.

Collection type Library
Author Lennard, Frances.; Ewer, Patricia.;
Call Number 746.0288 Tex
Document type Monograph
Year 2010.
Pagination xxiii, 311 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann,
Note Formerly CIP. Includes bibliographical references and index. Textile Conservation demonstrates the development in the role and practice of the textile conservator and captures the current diversity of textile conservators' work. -- The book focuses on four major factors which have influenced development in textile conservation practice since the 1980's: the changing context, an evolution in the way conservators think about objects, the greater involvement of stakeholders, and technical developments. These are all integral to effective conservation decision-making. -- -Includes case studies from the UK, USA and mainland Europe and Asia -- -Assesses the conservation of objects in some of the world's major cultural institutions -- -Highly illustrated in full colour to show the effect of conservation in practice -- Textile Conservation is a reference manual for textile conservators, textile conservation students and museum and heritage professionals. --Book Jacket.
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Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Textile Conservation In The Heritage Sector / Lynda Hillyer -- Case Studies: / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 1A.The textile conservator's role in the project culture: three loan exhibitions / Frances Lennard / P atricia Ewer -- 1B.Achieving access through collection care, conservation and display / Louise Squire -- 1C.A volunteer tradition: the evolving role of volunteers in textile conservation at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco / Ann French -- 1D.Modern textile conservation at the Victoria and Albert Museum: roots, evolution and rapid changes / Sarah Gates / Beth Szuhay -- 1E.Entrepreneurship and conservation / Marion Kite -- 1F.Project planning and management / Patricia Ewer -- ch. 2 Treatment Options W hat Are We Conserving? / Ksynia Marko / Claire Golbourn -- Case Studies: / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- Contents note continued: 2A.Preserving information: two beds with textile hangings dating from the seventeenth century / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 2B.Conservation and connoisseurship / Nicola Gentle -- 2C.Fit for a princess? Material culture and the conservation of Grace Kelly's wedding dress / Linda Eaton -- 2D.Ethnographic garments: Evolution of exhibition display in response to curatorial interpretation / Dinah Eastop / Bernice Morris -- 2E.Institutional developments and their effect on conser vation policies: the Cambusnethan Bog Burial Coat / Christine Giuntini -- ch. 3 Engaging Communities / Helen M. Hughes -- Case Studies: / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 3A.Partnership in the preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage at the National Museum of the American Indian / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 3B.Developing a short term intensive training course in textile conservation for non conservation museum professionals in Jordan / Susan Heald -- Contents note continued: 3C.The Esh Winning Miners' banner project conservation involvement in a community initiative / Mika Takami -- 3D.Negotiation and flexibility: new challenges influencing the management of large, complex textile conservation project s: working in the public view / Caroline Rendell / Norman Emery / Chris Scott / Jim Devenport -- ch. 4 Remedial Conservation / Maria Jordan -- Case Studies: / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 4A.The preparation of condition reports for costume and texti les at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 4B.Recording change: 1978-2008: the cleaning of a needlework' sampler / Catherine C. McLean / Susan R. Schmalz -- 4C.The conservation of four 1760's chairs: revealing and rei nstating original upholstery features during in situ treatment / Patsy Orlofsky / Katherine Barker / Karen Clark / Rebecca Johnson Dibb / Mary Kaldany / Barbara Lehrecke -- Contents note continued: 4D.Advances in adhesive techniques the conservation of two Coptic tunics at the Victoria and Albert Museum / Kathryn (Kate) Gill -- 4E.The conservation and replication of the banner covered ceiling in the Stibbert Museum, Florence , Italy / Lynda Hillyer -- ch. 5 Preventive Conservation / Mary Westerman Bulgarella -- Case Studies: / Patricia Ewer / Frances Lennard -- 5A.Preventive conservation at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation / Patricia Ewer / Frances Lennard -- 5B.Preventiv e conservation solutions for textile collections / Patricia Silence -- 5C.Working with synthetic fibres: the response of textile conservation to twentieth century dress / Caroline Rendell -- ch. 6 Scientific Developments / Sarah Howard -- Case Studies: / Patricia Ewer / Frances Lennard -- 6A.Integrated multi-spectral imaging, analysis and treatment of an Egyptian tunic / Patricia Ewer / Frances Lennard -- Contents note continued: 6B.A study of the microenvironment within pressure mounts / Elizabeth-Anne Haldane / Sara Gillies / Sonia O'Connor / Cathy Batt / Ben Stern -- ch. 7 Future Needs And Influences / Masumi Kataoka -- Case Studies: / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 7A.Defining features of the TCC's MA Textile Conservation programme 1999-2009 / Frances Lennard / Patricia Ewer -- 7B.Decision making and the broadening of conservation boundaries: a personal perspective / Frances Lennard -- 7C.Teaching preventive conservation and textile treatments in Asia and Africa / Zoe Roberts -- 7D.Modern and contemporary textile art: issues for textile conservators / Julia M. Brennan.

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