20th c. quilt

publications

"Looking at our history, listening to our client", North American Textile Conservation Conference  Preprints, Albany, NY, 2003, pp 63-69.

"American Civil War Flags: documents, controversy, and challenges", American Studies Journal, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany, 2001.

"A Conservator's Approach to Viewing Textiles", Textile Society of America, Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Symposium, Sante Fe, NM, 2000.
  
* Preserving Textiles: A Guide for the Nonspecialist
,  Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana:  l999, 92pp.

"Re-evaluating the application of ethylene vinyl resin-based adhesive for treating textiles and costume", United Kingdom Institute for Conservation, London, 1998.

"Treating Mrs. Robertson's 1802 Dress", Costume Society of America, Dress, Earleville, Md,  1993-4, pp. 65-73.

"Fabric Wallcoverings: Historic Use, Cleaning and Conservation", Historic Preservation, The Interiors Handbook for Historic Buildings, Vol. II, Washington, DC, 1993, pp. 5. 21-24.

" Treatment of an American 19th c. Upholstered Chair", Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, 1993, pp. 119-128.

"Traditional Methods and alternatives for Cleaning, Repairing, and exhibiting Rugs", The Textile  Museum Journal, Washington, DC, 1990-91, pp. 26-33.

"Indiana Battle Flag Collection",  Flag Symposium, Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: 1987, pp. 223-240.

"Conservator's Report",  Fabrics in Celebration from the Collection, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana: l983, pp. l7-2l.
"The Conservation and Restoration of an Eighteenth Century English Open Robe",  Conservazione E Restauro Dei Tessili, Centro Italiano per lo Studio della Storia del Tessuto, Milan, Italy: l982,  pp.229-238.
  
Considerations for the Care of Textiles and Costumes:  A Handbook for the Non-Specialist
, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana:  l980, 24pp.

Preserving Textiles: A Guide for the Nonspecialist, 92pp, co-authored with Dorothy Alig, is the third revision of the first stand alone volume designed to assist the private collector and institutional staff with appropriate care options for textiles and costumes.  Northern States Conservation Center describes the book as:  “the clearest textile care publication available. Gives an overview of how textiles are damaged and what can be done to stop or slow the damage.  In-depth information on cleaning, storing and displaying textiles.  Excellent color plates.”  Copies are available via:

www.amazon.com

www.ima-art.org


 

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