TSG Chapter IV. Documentation of Textiles - Section B. Formats for Recording Information

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The Textile Conservation Catalogue
EXAMINATION OF TEXTILES PRIOR TO TREATMENT

B. Formats for recording information



Date: April 2, 1998
Compiler: Susan Heald
Contributors: Deborah Trupin, Denise K. Migdail, Gaelen Gorden, Gwen Spicer, Judith Eisenberg, Jane Hutchins, Jane Merritt, Lucy Commoner, Lorna Filippini, Patricia Ewer, Martha Winslow Grimm, Marlene Jaffe, Meredith Montague, Nancy Pollak, Sara Reiter, Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss, Susan Anne Mathisen, Zoe Perkins
Editors: M. Cynthia Hughes, Jane Lynn Merritt, Deborah Trupin, Sara J. Wolf

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
7.2.1 Checklist
7.2.2 Outline
7.2.3 Narrative
7.2.4 Combination

7.2.1 Checklist

form with blanks for information and descriptors with boxes to check for condition and treatment. [N.B. good for large surveys/mass treatment; usefulness to the custodian to evaluate needs or proposal, or for future conservator depends on how the checklist is developed.]

7.2.2 Outline

sentences or phrase description for each heading; allows for more detailed description than the checklist format.

7.2.3 Narrative

paragraph or essay form for the entire report. [N.B. Headings are necessary to locate specific information.]

7.2.4 Combination

integrates checklist and phrase descriptions.


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