Textiles and furnishings

Textiles are produced from a variety of natural or man-made fibres, or a combination of the two, incorporating organic or inorganic materials. Conservators working with textiles have a comprehensive knowledge of fibres, colourants including inks, dyes and pigments and an understanding of design and construction techniques. Textile conservators work with a wide range of

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Welcome to our Textiles Special Interest Group (SIG). We work with fabric and related collection material. We conserve costumes, tapestries, boots, fans, hats and other accessories, as well as carpets, curtains and upholstered furniture. Symposium We hold a symposium every two years. The last Textiles SIG Symposium, titled Fibre to Fabric, Fur, Feather and

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