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Caring for textiles

Karen Finch

Caring for textiles

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Published by Barrie & Jenkins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Textile fabrics -- Conservation and restoration.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Finch and Greta Putnam ; line drawings by Danielle Bosworth ; foreword by Donald King.
    ContributionsPutnam, Greta, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS1449 .F488 1977b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4604356M
    ISBN 100214203964
    LC Control Number77367522

    Library The H.N. Pullar Library at the Textile Museum of Canada offers a unique reference collection of resources about textiles and textile traditions from around the world, including over 4, books, 20 journal titles, numerous subject files, and a small collection of DVDs and videos. A pamphlet on salvaging books. Tags. book. File attachments. Download this resource as a PDF. More Resources. Audiovisual Preservation Terminology. Caring for Object Collections. Caring for Paper Collections. Caring for Photographic Collections. Caring for Textiles. Sign up for our newsletter for the latest news and updates. Newsletter sign up. Caring for Your Books & Papers. Common problems. In contrast to materials such as textiles, where older pieces are usually more fragile than newer ones, the opposite is often true of paper. If stored in a good environment, paper made in Europe from the late medieval period through to the midth century tends to be in good condition.


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Excellent review of cultural practices of how we look at textiles. The book provides a new way to upcycle and make designer one of a kind items from your favorite clothing. Global mending technique practices are provided for those who wish to treasure and reinvent a garment. This book is a valuable asset to your textile library collection/5(45).

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Personalized care and high quality handwork are /5(3). Understanding and Caring for Aged Textiles and Clothing. I have written this book primarily to share my knowledge and ideas, and perhaps be of help to others who have questions about caring for vintage fashion, historic textiles, clothing, and other related objects.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 6. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, diags. ; 26 cm: Contents: Textiles and fibres: a general survey. Books shelved as textiles: Women's Work: The Fi Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barber, The Art of Manipul.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finch, Karen. Caring for textiles. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, © (OCoLC) Document Type. By Kaitlyn Munro In my recent dive into historical sewing instruction manuals, I was emotionally struck by a passage in The Ladies’ Hand-book of Plain Needlework written by H.G.

Clarke in It puts best into words every feeling that I have about sewing and the importance of conserving even the most unlikely of everyday household textiles. By Kaitlyn Munro In my recent dive into historical sewing instruction manuals, I was emotionally struck by a passage in The Ladies’ Hand-book of Plain Needlework written by H.G.

Clarke in It puts best into words every feeling that I have about sewing and the importance of conserving even the most unlikely of everyday household textiles. Beautifully photographed and illustrated by the author, it presents information and inspiration on selecting, acquiring, wearing, caring for, making and repurposing textiles and clothing.

This title offers timely, positive and inspiring advice on how the individual can make a difference through their clothing choices in solving the problems of /5(66). Franz Donat’s book Large Book of Textile Designs, published in the late 19th century, is the largest of all pattern books.

Kris Bruland has digitized the patterns in this book and put WIFs for. A beautiful, heartfelt, and practical resource full of information and inspiration on selecting, acquiring, wearing, caring for, making, and repurposing textiles and clothing.

Almost from the moment of our birth, clothing acts as our second skin, yet we Caring for textiles book consider where our clothes have come from and the effects they might have on the /5(41).

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Great book to learn eco print. Interesting Flint sets about recycling and reusing clothing using many of the techniques described in eco shipping. Good customer service. Second Skin: Choosing and Caring for Textiles and Clothing Caring for textiles book Clothing of the Native.

Book Description. Proper care and maintenance of textile materials is essential in prolonging their durability and appearance. This books describes methods of care and maintenance for textile products, focusing on types of laundering and dry-cleaning processes, chemicals, and equipment, while considering the environmental impacts of these procedures and green cleaning approaches.

Presenter. Donia Conn is a book and paper conservator as well as an independent preservation and collection care consultant with over 20 years of experience, including 10 years of experience in instruction. She is also adjunct faculty for the Simmons College School of Library and Information Science.

Donia is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and. Textile artist, dye developer. India Flint was born in Melbourne, Australia, but celebrated her first three birthdays in Montreal, Canada. This not only set a nomadic pattern, it meant that when starting her formal education on the familys eventual return to /5.

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Book Overview Almost from the moment of our birth, clothing acts as our second skin, yet we rarely consider where our clothes come from, or the effects they might have on the environment.

This beautifully photographed is about easily achievable ways to care for the planet by living a little simpler regarding cloth and clothing. Washing a Book Posted on Janu by the Conservators I was recently asked to conserve an copy of The Latter-Day Saint’s Selection of Hymns from the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Handling. Since textiles are so mundane and so much an everyday part of our lives, we rarely think about how we handle them. With antique textiles however, it is important to observe proper handling techniques to reduce the chance of them being damaged more than they already have been.

More than a book about textiles, Fray is a varied survey of what it feels like to try one’s hand at making another world possible—a critical project that focuses on a set of undeniably haptic works of art and material culture, aided by the author’s personal commitment to continually 'measure her own reach,' as a critic Bryan-Wilson.

Textiles are central to our lives and are at the heart of the world's largest industries. In recent years there has been a dynamic shift in attitudes toward textiles, fuelled in part by explosive developments in technology. While textiles have always retained roots in craft and industry, the discipline now embraces a much wider range of practices/5(7).

Paper Preserving Works on Paper: Manuscripts, Drawings, Prints, Posters, Maps, Documents Library of Congress Based on LC’s preservation procedures, this leaflet includes best practices on how to protect family collections and flat paper objects in small research libraries from damage.

Most advice is preventive and includes low or no-cost ideas such closing drapes to reduce the risk of light. Caring for Your Textile Heirlooms Marjorie M. Baker, Extension Associate for Clothing and Textiles FSC Types of Damage Light, high temperature, high humidity, sealed environ-ments, abrasion, soil and dust, insects, and rodents are all harmful to textiles.

Light. The ultraviolet rays in File Size: KB. Part of caring for textiles includes dealing with the inevitable: stains. Generally, bleach is used to remove stains or dirt from heavy use, but not all textiles can handle commercial bleach.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Look at what textiles are really made from, and examine their properties with an emphasis on those derived from Pages: Textiles are central to our lives and are at the heart of the world's largest industries. In recent years there has been a dynamic shift in attitudes toward textiles, fuelled in part by explosive developments in technology.

While textiles have always retained roots in craft and industry, the discipline now embraces a much wider range of practices. The book takes its reader on a journey on the different uses of textiles and the changes that have occurred over time in its production, as well as includes modern careers in the field to consider.

A very good over-arching book that goes through the history and evolution of the textile industry and ties it in to where the industry is at today.4/5(2). Don't try it yourself. Antique or fragile textiles will not react the way modern textiles will: the fiber processing, dyestuffs, and finishing are different; the physical and chemical properties of the fibers have been altered by time and by various agents.

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The care of fabrics and textiles is an art in itself. This book will help us preserve the collection. Caring for Textiles is a book, written by Karen Finch and Greta Putnam with illustrations by Danielle Finch was a textiles expert, training in weaving first of all before going on to found the Textile Conservation Centre at Hampton Court Palace.

This is the page where you can find introductory information about how to care for the clothing and textiles in your museum collection. Best Practices The National Park Service offers an extensive section on the Curatorial Care of Textile Objects in their Museum Handbook.

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If you need further advice or conservation treatment, contact a professional conservator. Conservators combine in-depth knowledge of science and art with extensive practical experience to care for and preserve art objects, artifacts, and other items of.

“To be human is to be involved with cloth,” says the author of Textiles: The Whole Story, one of 20 books on textile design from around the world and different historical periods that come from our contributing designers, publishers, and are books on woven, embroidered, printed, and digitally designed fabrics from Britain to Japan to the Islamic world.

Today, museum staff offer counsel for professionals around the world seeking the latest best-practices in textile care and display. The role of the Conservation Department has evolved to encompass not only the treatment of individual textiles, but also provisions for the long-term care of the collection as a whole, with major emphasis on the development of improved exhibition methods.

textiles, all fabrics made by weaving, felting, knitting, braiding, or netting, from the various textile fibers (see fiber). Types of Textiles Textiles are classified according to their component fibers into silk, wool, linen, cotton, such synthetic fibers as rayon, nylon, and polyesters, and some inorganic fibers, such as cloth of gold, glass fiber, and asbestos cloth.

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Now textile engineering study is becoming more demand-able then before.the Conservators October 1, June 3, Caring for Textiles Leave a comment Preservation Storage for Textiles General preservation guidelines outlined in this video General Textiles Housing Only archival (chemically safe) materials, such as acid free tissues, folders, boxes.

Collections Care. Historic Textiles. Textiles have graced human lives for thousands of years. We have wrapped ourselves in them and decorated our homes with them. Up until the invention of rayon in the s and its mass-production aroundtextiles were always made from natural fibers, such as cotton,hemp, silk, linen, and wool.