#1207 Introduction to Textile Preservation

$779 usd
Tue Aug 4, 9:00 AM - Fri Aug 7, 5:00 PM (CDT)
Highland Community College, Building H, Room 117, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL  

Participants will learn fiber microscopy and the visual, physical and technical properties that make up the many fabrics that are found in private and institutional collections. Readings and PowerPoint presentations will focus on environmental, storage, and exhibition standards for textiles and costumes. Examination and condition reporting will be introduced to evaluate a textile or costume. Participants will learn basic stitches to stabilize textiles and costumes. Participants should bring at least one textile or costume for examination and analysis.

Dates: Aug. 4, 5, 6, 7
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Harold Mailand

Highland Community College, Building H, Room 117, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL
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