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Subject Index

Allied Organizations

Comité Nacional de Conservación Textil (Chilean National Committee for Textile Conservation) 10 Years in the Field of Conservation 7:117
RAKSHA - Raising Awareness of Textile Conservation in India 22:19

Analysis and Testing Methods

Comparison of Five Microfading Tester (MFT) Designs 20:144
Dating Silk and other Innovations in Mass Spectrometry 22:55
Deionized Water and its Reactivity – Could it be Damaging? 5:12
Developing a Protocol for Analysis of Textile Finishes on Wool 10:1
A Green Solvent For Textile Conservation?: Investigating The Use Of Cycosiloxane D5 For Textile Conservation Cleaning 23:1
Measuring Silk Deterioration: Investigation into the Usefulness of High-Performance Size-Exclusion Chromatography (abstract) 9:51
Oriel Microfading Tester (MFT): A Brief Description 20:135
A Spot-Test Directory for Material Characterization: A Collaborative Effort 6:55
Technical Study of Painted Textiles: Surface Examination and Microscopical Analysis 6:61
When Life Gives You Velvet ... Preservation Considerations In The Making Of A Period Shadow Box Frame 23:191

Adhesive Analysis

Peel Strength and Reversibility of Adhesive Support Treatments on Textiles: The Nature of Bond Failure as Revealed by Scanning Electron Microscopy 13:69
Use of Gel Poultices for Adhesive Removal 19:184

Colorfastness

The Creation, Implementation, and Safety of Digitally Printed Fabrics in Textile Conservation: Where are we in 2012? 22:91
Influence of Nitrogen Gas and Oxygen Scavengers on Fading and Color Change in Dyed Textiles 10:55
Microfade Testing of 19th Century Iron Gall Inks 20:167
Photoyellowing and Photobleaching of Silk and Wool Fabrics Under Monochromatic and Multichromatic Light Radiation 15:75
Preliminary Results from an Investigation into the Color Shift from Purple to Brown in a Set of Madder-dyed, Cylinder-printed Furnishing Fabrics from the Winterthur Museum 22:116
Removing Dye Bleed from a Sampler: New Methods for an Old Problem 22:78

Dye Identification

Assembled Over Time: Analysis of Dyed Yarns in a Victorian Sample Book (abstract) 17:77
Establishing a Textile Dye Analysis Program at the Indianapolis Museum of Art 23:33
Fiber-Safe Extraction of Red Mordant Dyes 6:91
Identification, Characterization and Care of Mud-Coated Silks from Southeast China and Southeast Asia 19:102
Identification of Dyes on Textiles from RI-1000, a 17th century Narragansett Indian Burial Site 6:79
A Question of Color for a 19th century Silk Fabric with Metal Threads 13:27
The Unprecedented Discovery of the Royal Purple Dye on the Two Thousand Year-Old Royal Masada Textile 7:23

Fiber Identification

The Characterization and Identification of Azlons (Regenerated Protein Fibers) (abstract) 14:21
The Characterization and Identification of Faux Suede Materials 17:31
Dating Silk and other Innovations in Mass Spectrometry 22:55
Fourier Transform-Infrared Microspectroscopy as an Effective Tool for Single Fiber Identification and Fiber Structural Analysis 10:25
Optical Microscopy Techniques for Examination of Alpaca Hair Fibers: Application to Archaeological Textiles 13:53
Splitting Hairs: A Sampling Technique for Fibers 15:83
Uses of the Fiber Reference Image Library 21:42

Materials Associated with Textiles

Characterization of Metal Threads From the Colonial Andes 17:81
Developing a Protocol for Analysis of Textile Finishes on Wool 10:1
Responsible Stewardship: Exploring Sustainability Within Conservation 23:181
Technical Study of Painted Textiles: Surface Examination and Microscopical Analysis 6:61

Measuring Color Change

Comparison of Five Microfading Tester (MFT) Designs 20:144
Development of a Microfading Tester for Light Exposures Including Near-Ultraviolet Wavelengths 20:181
Effects of Accelerated Heat and Light Aging on Textiles Marked with Fabric Marking Pens 14:23
Effects of Light and Heat Aging on Selected Quilting Products Containing Adhesives 13:13
Influence of Nitrogen Gas and Oxygen Scavengers on Fading and Color Change in Dyed Textiles 10:55
Methodology of Color Measurement of Historic Textiles 3:19
Oriel Microfading Tester (MFT): A Brief Description 20:135
Photoyellowing and Photobleaching of Silk and Wool Fabrics Under Monochromatic and Multichromatic Light Radiation 15:75
Preliminary Results from an Investigation into the Color Shift from Purple to Brown in a Set of Madder-dyed Cylinder-printed Furnishing Fabrics from the Winterthur Museum 22:116

pH

pH Testing Methods in Textile Conservation 5:20
Preliminary Study of a Micro Extraction Method for Measuring the pH of Textiles 15:63

Stain Analysis

Beneath the Grime: Measuring the Effects of Preservation Treatments for Textiles 13:45
Effectiveness of Soil Removal by Two New Nonionic Surfactants, Orvus WA Paste and Surfactant Blends 11:47
Removing Dye Bleed from a Sampler: New Methods for an Old Problem 22:78

Archaeological Textiles

Characterization of Metal Threads From the Colonial Andes 17:81
Conservation of Grave Garments from Spanish Colonial Santa Fe 1690-1710 1:46
The Effects of Wet-Cleaning on Dry-Site Archaeological Textiles: Results of a Study 2:7
Evaluation of the Effects of Wet Treatments on Dry Site Archaeological Textiles, Phase One: Visible and Tensile Changes 2:7
Identification of Dyes on Textiles from RI-1000, a 17th century Narragansett Indian Burial Site 6:79
“If You Can’t Beat ‘em Join ‘em.” 7:7
Initial Investigation into a Resinous Maya Burial Shroud 12:1
Optical Microscopy Techniques for Examination of Alpaca Hair Fibers: Application to Archaeological Textiles 13:53
Preservation of Maya Textile Fragments Excavated Ninety Years Ago in the Yucatán: A Closer Look 7:12
Severely Degraded Textiles on Archaeological Artifacts at the Agora Excavations in Athens, Greece 12:25
A Storage System for Archaeological Textile Fragments 11:59
Textile Fragments Associated with Flaked Stone Symbols from the Maya Site of Altun Ha, Belize 12:11
Textile Pseudomorphs From 17th century Native American Burials 6:70
The Unprecedented Discovery of the Royal Purple Dye on the Two Thousand Year-Old Royal Masada Textile 7:23

Underwater Archaeology

Cellulolytic Biodegradation of Cotton Fibers from a Deep-Ocean Environment 9:1
Conserving a Unique Waterlogged Silk Bandana from the H.L Hunley Submarine (1864) 18:38
Identification and Degradation Analysis of Textiles Recovered from the Queen Anne’s Revenge Shipwreck 11:27
Waterlogged Textiles Recovered from the H.L. Hunley: Identification and Conservation of Textiles Belonging to Lt. George Dixon 19:129

Carpets

An Alternate Approach for Rug and Carpet Cleaning 19:171
Authenticating an Anatolian Carpet at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art 17:17
Comparison of Treatments for Damage in Oriental Carpets 2:46
Conservation of a Safavid Persian Carpet Fragment: Two Different Approaches to Treatment in 1980 and 2010 21:81
Removal of Some Old Resins from Ancient Pile-Textiles: An Applied Study on a Turkish Rug 19:116
Tread on Me! Structural Stabilization of Hooked Rugs with Visual Integration: A Technique for Filling Lost Pile 22:123

Costume/Dress/Costume Accessories

Custom Skirt Hanger 15:87
An Eighteenth century Liturgical Garment Reveals Its Secrets 2:66
Hanger-Mannequins at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 10:69
The Modern Bridal Gown: The Manufacture, Distribution, and Care of a Ritual Garment at the Turn of the 21st century (abstract) 9:43
Online Access to and Preservation of a Multi-component Sketch Collection 21:54
Plastics in Twentieth-century Costume Collections 14:125
Second Time’s the Curse: The Shattered Silks of Schiaparelli 15:43
Yet Another Padded Hanger 12:133

Mounting

Belt It! Solutions to a Dressing Problem 18:56
The Conservation, Restoration, and Exhibition of a 19th century Dress from the Merchant’s House Museum 14:43
Costume Dilemmas: “Dangerous Liaisons” 16:55
Dancing on a Wire: Articulation Solutions for Mannequins in the Circle of Dance Exhibition at NMAI-NY 23:141
Update – Costume Display Methods 6:9
A Versatile Mannequin Design 21:30

Treatment

Anna Pavlova’s Tutu: Compensation for Loss 7:50
Collaborative Treatment of a Native American Robe from the Miami Community with Silk Ribbonwork and Metal Decoration 12:85
Compensation/Restoration of a Tuscarora Beaded Cloth with Tuscarora Beadworkers 7:35
The Conservation of a Fan Using Microfiber Fabrics 3:57
Conservation of the Press Dress: A Video by the Australian Broadcast Company, Sunday Arts Segment (video) 18
The Conservation, Restoration, and Exhibition of a 19th century Dress from the Merchant’s House Museum 14:43
Costume Dilemmas: “Dangerous Liaisons” 16:55
The Creation, Implementation, and Safety of Digitally Printed Fabrics in Textile Conservation: Where are we in 2012? 22:91
Evaluation of the Forms Supporting Iconic Costumes at the National Museum of American History: Washington, Franklin, Lincoln
and the First Ladies
20:9
Hats off to Wet Cleaning! 5:87
It’s Impossible to be an Eighteenth-century British Loyalist Without a Waistcoat and Ancillary Items 16:31
Investigation, Engineering, and Conservation Combined: The Reconstruction of a Seventeenth century Dress 1:26
Merging Disciplines: Preparing a Matisse Serigraph for Display 23:93
The Modern Bridal Gown: The Manufacture, Distribution, and Care of a Ritual Garment at the Turn of the 21st century (abstract) 9:43
Mrs. Butters Goes to the Ball Conservation of the Press Dress 18:72
The Observer Effect in Conservation: Changes in Perception and Treatment of a Man's Silk Suit c. 1745 21:17
Repair of Twentieth-century Leavers Lace 22:70
A Reporter, an Archive, a Dress and its Conservator, Going Viral in the 21st Century 22:42

Documentation

Application of Digital Image Correlation to Tapestry and Textile Condition Assessment 19:156
Conservation Training on Three Continents: One Student’s Exposure to Different Treatment and Documentation Practices 15:31
Documenting and Implementing Conservation Requests from Native Communities 15:9
Sleeping Beauty: The Documentation and Treatment of an 1880s Herter Brothers Bergère 18:1
Too Much Information: Finding The Balance Between Aiding Researchers and Providing a Blueprint for Forgery (abstract) 17:75
Waterlogged Textiles Recovered from the H.L. Hunley: Identification and Conservation of Textiles Belonging to Lt. George Dixon 19:129

Photographic Documentation

Addressing Some Problems in Textile Photodocumentation 6:46
Camera Rolling, Speed...and Action: Exhibiting the Conservation of Banners through Film 22:7
Online Access to and Preservation of a Multi-component Sketch Collection 21:54
Photographing Textiles: Answers to Questions Submitted by the AIC Textile Specialty Group 6:104
The Role of Historic Documentation in a Contemporary Textile Project 15:19
Take a Picture; It'll Last Longer: How a Ceiling -Mounted Digital Camera Helped Improve Preservation and Access to a Quilt Collection 22:138
Thirty Years of Microscope Imaging Technologies in the Textile Conservation Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art 19:77
Uses of the Fiber Reference Image Library 21:42

Types of Documentation

Application of Digital Image Correlation to Tapestry and Textile Condition Assessment 19:156
Artist Interviews as Tools for Diligent Conservation Practice 17:107
Beyond Paper: Media Options in Conservation Documentation 6:31
Camera Rolling, Speed...and Action: Exhibiting the Conservation of Banners through Film 22:7
Digitization Video of Chinese Last Empire Dress Code 19:180
Documentation: More Than Just Paper – New York State Style 6:37
An Eighteenth century Liturgical Garment Reveals Its Secrets 2:66
From Archive to Database to Research Tool: The Transformation of an Uncatalogued Sample Collection into an Accessible Database 8:71
The Hyde House Furnishing Plan: Scholarship and Science to the Rescue 16:11
Online Access to and Preservation of a Multi-component Sketch Collection 21:54
Preserving the Historic Document: Minimal Conservation Intervention for 18th- and 19th-century Needlework and Pictorial Embroidery 10:89
The Role of Historic Documentation in a Contemporary Textile Project 15:19
Uses of the Fiber Reference Image Library 21:42

Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery

The Burned Tapestries of the Cathedral Church of St. John The Divine: What Can we Learn from the Ashes? 14:65
Disaster Recovery at the University of Alberta, or Every Flood has a Silver Lining 8:45
Disaster Recovery: Teaching Textile Salvage Techniques to the First Response Team 8:39
The Influence of Disaster Recovery on the Reinstallation of Historic Wall Coverings 7:94
Observations on Soot Removal from Textiles 8:63
Rescuing Water Damaged Textiles During L.A.’s Urban Riots 3:38

Environmental Concerns

An Old Case of New Display: Contemporary and Historic Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum 23:57
Climate and Conservation 2:31
The Effect of Freeze-Drying on Selected Properties of Wool Fabric 8:53
Effect of the Environment on the Degradation of Silk: A Review 2:14
Observations on Soot Removal from Textiles 8:63
Oxidation Products in Artificially Aged Cellulose Film 10:39
Renewing the Past: Pressure Mounting Two Large Fragmented Flags 23:161
Responsible Stewardship: Exploring Sustainability Within Conservation 23:181
Trial by Fire: Fire Retardants Ignite Research Project on Exhibit Case Materials 13:1
When Life Gives You Velvet ... Preservation Considerations In The Making Of A Period Shadow Box Frame 23:191

Biological Attack

The Effect of Freeze-Drying on Selected Properties of Wool Fabric 8:53
Hair Consolidation and Treatment of an Insect Damaged Dancing Hat from Sierra Leone 16:87
Insect Infestation: A Large Tapestry’s Fumigation and Stabilization for Storage 8:9
Summary of Potential Artifact Damage from Low Temperature Pest Management 12:75

Light

Comparison of Five Microfading Tester (MFT) Designs 20:144
Development of a Microfading Tester for Light Exposures Including Near-Ultraviolet Wavelengths 20:181
Effects of Accelerated Heat and Light Aging on Textiles Marked with Fabric Marking Pens 14:23
Effects of Light and Heat Aging on Selected Quilting Products Containing Adhesives 13:13
Oriel Microfading Tester (MFT): A Brief Description 20:135
Oxidation Products in Artificially Aged Cellulose Film 10:39
Photoyellowing and Photobleaching of Silk and Wool Fabrics Under Monochromatic and Multichromatic Light Radiation 15:75
Protecting the Most Important, Most Exhibited and Most Fugitive Museum Objects from Light-Fading 20:156

Ethnographic Textiles

The Cleaning of an 18th Century Finger Woven Wool Sash: A Practical Twist on Common Wet Cleaning Methods 19:145
Collaborative Treatment of a Native American Robe from the Miami Community with Silk Ribbonwork and Metal Decoration 12:85
Compensation/Restoration of a Tuscarora Beaded Cloth with Tuscarora Beadworkers 7:35
Conservation and Assembly of an Ethnographic Textile 14:99
Conservation of Maori Textiles Decorated with Traditional Dyes 11:1
The Conservation of Three Hawaiian Feather Cloaks (abstract) 20:114
Crossing the Boundaries between Conservation Disciplines in the Treatment of Asian Thangkas 22:106
Determining Quality in a Royal Kuba Overskirt: Changing Craft-Habit or Pastiche? 17:1
Finding the Ease: Approaches to Mounting and Installation at the Art Institute of Chicago 23:43
Hair Consolidation and Treatment of an Insect Damaged Dancing Hat from Sierra Leone 16:87
Retaining the Unknown: Ethical Considerations and Treatment of a South African Beaded Textile 21:68

Exhibition

An Old Case of New Display: Contemporary and Historic Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum 23:57
Belt It! Solutions to a Dressing Problem 18:56
Cradle System for Tapestry Installation 7:89
The Effects of Long Term Display on Previous Treatments 20:102
Preventive Textile Conservation Care for a Collection of Functional Altar Frontals 9:25
Protecting the Most Important, Most Exhibited and Most Fugitive Museum Objects from Light-Fading 20:156
The QR Code Quilt: Embedding Textile Conservation Outreach into the Fabric of an Exhibition 22:32
Take a Picture; It'll Last Longer: How a Ceiling -Mounted Digital Camera Helped Improve Preservation and Access to a Quilt Collection 22:138
Trial by Fire: Fire Retardants Ignite Research Project on Exhibit Case Materials 13:1
A View from the Top: Reinstallation of the Rhode Island State House Tapestries 1:6
A Visit from Kermit the Frog and Friends: A Collaborative Exhibition Between the Jim Henson Legacy and the National Museum of American History (abstract) 18:100
When Life Gives You Velvet ... Preservation Considerations In The Making Of A Period Shadow Box Frame 23:191

Mounts

An Old Case of New Display: Contemporary and Historic Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum 23:57
Belt It! Solutions to a Dressing Problem 18:56
Catch the Wave: A Flexible New Option for Quilt Display 14:77
The Conservation, Restoration, and Exhibition of a 19th century Dress from the Merchant’s House Museum 14:43
Dancing on a Wire: Articulation Solutions for Mannequins in the Circle of Dance Exhibition at NMAI-NY 23:141
The Development of a Sectional Trampoline Mount, Or How to Fit an 8 by 12 Foot Framed Flag Into an Elevator with a 7 by 5 Foot Door 14:85
Development of the “Sow’s Ear” Mount and how it is Affixed to the Wall: A Custom Contour Exhibit Support for Textiles 13:83
Display Methods for Small Textiles 6:12
Evaluation of the Forms Supporting Iconic Costumes at the National Museum of American History: Washington, Franklin, Lincoln and the First Ladies 20:9
Failure to Bind: A Re-Examination of the Aging of Hook and Loop Fasteners 20:115
Finding the Ease: Approaches to Mounting and Installation at the Art Institute of Chicago 23:43
Ferrous Attractions: The Science Behind The Magic 23:125
Hanger-Mannequins at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 10:69
Mounting Large Textiles 6:14
Mounts Altered: Mounting Textiles to Meet the Needs of Clients 16:1
Rigid Mount Support Systems for the Exhibition of Textiles Using Less Intrusive Sewing Methods 3:47
Update – Costume Display Methods 6:9
A Versatile Mannequin Design 21:30

Fakes/Forgeries

“Buyid” Silks at the Textile Museum 17:63
Dealing with Forgeries at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 10:15
Determining Quality in a Royal Kuba Overskirt: Changing Craft-Habit or Pastiche? 17:1
Spiritual, But Fake? 17:47
Too Much Information: Finding The Balance Between Aiding Researchers and Providing a Blueprint for Forgery (abstract) 17:75

Furnishing Fabrics/Furniture/Upholstery

Basket Cases: Two Upholstery Treatments Composed of Plant Materials 4:27
The Conservation of Frederic E. Church’s Leather Arm Chair 12:67
The Conservation of Painted Wall Coverings from Clayton House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2:60
Conservation of Wall Coverings at Gillette Castle 14:55
For the Public Eye: The Excavation and Return of Original Upholstery Chosen by Mrs. Anna Ramsey for a Reception Room Suite of Furnishings from 1872 14:33
Finding Support: Reassessing and Developing a new Support System for Original Upholstery 20:41
Form and Function: Fifties Furniture Becomes Fine Art 14:115
Not Much Left: Digitally Recreating Upholstery is a Group Effort 20:31
Sleeping Beauty: The Documentation and Treatment of an 1880s Herter Brothers Bergère 18:1
Treatment of a Suite of Baroque Revival Style Seating Furniture 23:17
Upholstered Replacement Showcovers and Furnishings Approached as Compensation for Loss 7:108

Handling and Moving

Finding the Ease: Approaches to Mounting and Installation at the Art Institute of Chicago 23:43
Slings and Arrows: Safe Costume Transport (abstract) 15:51

Health and Safety

A Disaster? Injuring Ourselves Through the Work We Love 8:79
Germ Theory 14:11
A Green Solvent For Textile Conservation?: Investigating The Use Of Cycosiloxane D5 For Textile Conservation Cleaning 23:1
Measuring your Color Vision with a Glenn Colorule 22:103
Responsible Stewardship: Exploring Sustainability Within Conservation 23:181
Results of an Ergonomics Survey for Textile Conservators 9:45

History of Textile Conservation

Conservation of a Safavid Persian Carpet Fragment: Two Different Approaches to Treatment in 1980 and 2010 21:81
The Effects of Long Term Display on Previous Treatments 20:102
Evaluating Textile Treatments: Discussing the State-of-the-Art 1:17
Interdisciplinary Philosophies. Textiles and Paper: A Common Ground 4:7
The Observer Effect in Conservation: Changes in Perception and Treatment of a Man's Silk Suit c. 1745 21:17
Recent Evolution in Textile Conservation 10:101
Reconstruction, Reproduction, Replication, Re-Creation: Synonyms in the Costume History and Textile Conservation Literature? A Matter of Perspective 16:41
Reevaluating the Crafts Traditions of Textile Conservation (abstract) 8:85
Retaining the Unknown: Ethical Considerations and Treatment of a South African Beaded Textile 21:68
The Saga of New York State’s Battle Flags: How to Fund Conservation for a “Heritage at Risk” 9:49
Why we do what we do: ethics and decision-making (panel discussion) 21:8

Modern Materials

Emergence of “Antique” Synthetic Textiles 23:75
Manufactured-Fiber Conservation: A Cause for Concern? 9:11
Oxidation Products in Artificially Aged Cellulose Film 10:39
Plastics in Twentieth-century Costume Collections 14:125
Removing Modern Accretions: Hot-Melt Adhesive, Chewing Gum, and Pressure-Sensitive Tape 23:209
Responsible Stewardship: Exploring Sustainability Within Conservation 23:181
The Use of Reemay in Wet Cleaning 5:64
The Uses of Nonwoven Fabrics in Conservation 20:55
The Conservation of a Fan Using Microfiber Fabrics 3:57

Plant Fibers

Basket Cases: Two Upholstery Treatments Composed of Plant Materials 4:27

Storage

Collections Care at the Antonio Ratti Textile Center Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 15:1
Costume and Textile Storage Upgrade at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta 18:21
Custom Skirt Hanger 15:87
Hanger-Mannequins at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 10:69
Identification, Characterization and Care of Mud-Coated Silks from Southeast China and Southeast Asia 19:102
Improving Accessibility of a Textile and Fashion Arts Collection at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 15:53
The Modern Bridal Gown: The Manufacture, Distribution, and Care of a Ritual Garment at the Turn of the 21st century (abstract) 9:43
Out of the Box: New Costume and Textile Storage at the Philadelphia Museum of Art 19:52
A Storage System for Archaeological Textile Fragments 11:59
Water Shield Testing for the Philadelphia Museum of Art at Borroughs Site (video) 19
Yet Another Padded Hanger 12:133

Tapestries

Application of Digital Image Correlation to Tapestry and Textile Condition Assessment 19:156
The Burned Tapestries of the Cathedral Church of St. John The Divine: What Can we Learn from the Ashes? 14:65
Cradle System for Tapestry Installation 7:89
The Evolution of American Tapestry Conservation 10:75
Finding the Ease: Approaches to Mounting and Installation at the Art Institute of Chicago 23:43
Insect Infestation: A Large Tapestry’s Fumigation and Stabilization for Storage 8:9
Mirror Imaging: The Art of Tapestry Revisited 11:11
A View from the Top: Reinstallation of the Rhode Island State House Tapestries 1:6

Teaching/Training/Collaborating

Another Perspective: Voices from Outside Textile Conservation (panel discussion) 21:1
A Case of Compromise: Working with Guest Curators 16:21
The Compromises and Rewards of Textile Conservation Training in Far Flung Places from Madagascar to Bhutan 16:65
A Conservation "Circuit Rider:" An Innovative Approach to Preservation for Dispersed Collections 22:46
Conservation Outreach Activities at the Minnesota Historical Society 22:1
Conservation Training on Three Continents: One Student’s Exposure to Different Treatment and Documentation Practices 15:31
Crossing the Boundaries between Conservation Disciplines in the Treatment of Asian Thangkas 22:106
Cultural Exchange Programs: Sharing Conservation Information in Azerbaijan 20:22
Digitization Video of Chinese Last Empire Dress Code 19:180
Documenting and Implementing Conservation Requests from Native Communities 15:9
Ferrous Attractions: The Science Behind The Magic 23:125
A Peruvian-American Conservation Collaboration 18:88
Pre-Program Textile Conservation Internships 3:65
The QR Code Quilt: Embedding Textile Conservation Outreach into the Fabric of an Exhibition 22:32
RAKSHA - Raising Awareness of Textile Conservation in India 22:19
A Reporter, an Archive, a Dress and its Conservator, Going Viral in the 21st Century 22:42
The Seminar Workshop as an Educational Model: Teaching Textile Conservation at the Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía 15:37
A Visit from Kermit the Frog and Friends: A Collaborative Exhibition Between the Jim Henson Legacy and the National Museum of American History (abstract) 18:100
Weavers Protecting Their Own Heritage: A Conservator’s Experience in the Community Museum of Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico 20:121

Textile Labs/Conservation Centers

Balancing Act: Determining Textile Conservation Treatments Working within Budgetary Concerns of the Client and the Textile Conservation Center 9:53
Collections Care at the Antonio Ratti Textile Center Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 15:1
Conservation Outreach Activities at the Minnesota Historical Society 22:1
The Department of Textile Conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 19:66
The Design, Planning and Implementation of the Antonio Ratti Textile Center Textile Study and Storage Facility at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 7:87
Designing Workspaces 19:1
Historic Royal Palaces Textile Conservation Studios: An Introduction 7:80
Improving Accessibility of a Textile and Fashion Arts Collection at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 15:53
Inheriting the New Lab 19:10
New Lab Space, New De Young 19:33
Out of the Box: New Costume and Textile Storage at the Philadelphia Museum of Art 19:52
Recovery and Conservation of the Textile Collections of the National Museum of Music [Cuba] 22:63
Renovating the Preservation Research and Testing Division Laboratories at the Library of Congress 19:24
Textile Conservation Treatments in a New Space 19:16
Trading Places: The New Gabriella and Leo Beranek Textile and Fashion Arts Conservation Laboratory, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 19:43

Textile Conservation Equipment

Costume and Textile Storage Upgrade at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta 18:21
The Development and Installation of a Purified Water System 5:15
From Tubs to Tables: A Survey of Wet Cleaning Equipment Used in Textile Conservation 5:53
A Hand-Held Surface Suction Device: Design, Construction and Application 17:93
Take a Picture; It'll Last Longer: How a Ceiling -Mounted Digital Camera Helped Improve Preservation and Access to a Quilt Collection 22:138
Wet Cleaning of an Oversized Textile on a Vacuum Wash Table: A Treatment Phase of the Gondar Hanging at the Canadian Conservation Institute 5:79
Vacuuming Textiles: A New Kind of Cost Benefit Analysis 19:194

Treatment

An Alternate Approach for Rug and Carpet Cleaning 19:171
Anna Pavlova’s Tutu: Compensation for Loss 7:50
Balancing Act: Determining Textile Conservation Treatments Working within Budgetary Concerns of the Client and the Textile Conservation Center 9:53
Beneath the Grime: Measuring the Effects of Preservation Treatments for Textiles 13:45
Camera Rolling, Speed...and Action: Exhibiting the Conservation of Banners through Film 22:7
A Chilling Experience: The Treatment of a Robert Rauschenberg “Hoarfrost” Painting 13:95
Collaborative Treatment of a Native American Robe from the Miami Community with Silk Ribbonwork and Metal Decoration 12:85
Comparative Approaches in Textile Conservation: The Whalley Abbey Vestments and Altar Frontal 20:88
Conservation and Assembly of an Ethnographic Textile 14:99
The Conservation of a Fan Using Microfiber Fabrics 3:57
Conservation of a Felt Sculpture 20:1
The Conservation of a Historical Object: The Flag on Which Chilean Independence was Sworn in 1818 20:128
Conservation of Grave Garments from Spanish Colonial Santa Fe 1690-1710 1:46
Conservation of Maori Textiles Decorated with Traditional Dyes 11:1
The Conservation of Painted Wall Coverings from Clayton House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 2:60
Conservation of the Press Dress: A Video by the Australian Broadcast Company, Sunday Arts Segment (video) 18
The Conservation of Richard Greene or How an Object Became my Friend 14:93
Conservation of a Safavid Persian Carpet Fragment: Two Different Approaches to Treatment in 1980 and 2010 21:81
The Conservation of Three Hawaiian Feather Cloaks (abstract) 20:114
The Conservation, Restoration, and Exhibition of a 19th century Dress from the Merchant’s House Museum 14:43
Conservation Training on Three Continents: One Student’s Exposure to Different Treatment and Documentation Practices 15:31
Conservation of Wall Coverings at Gillette Castle 14:55
Conserving a Unique Waterlogged Silk Bandana from the H.L Hunley Submarine (1864) 18:38
Conserving the Wright Brothers’ 1905 Flyer III 12:57
The Cost of Conservation: Preserving a National Treasure – The Star-Spangled Banner Project 9:19
Costume Dilemmas: “Dangerous Liaisons” 16:55
Crossing the Boundaries between Conservation Disciplines in the Treatment of Asian Thangkas 22:106
Curatorial and Conservation Considerations for a 14th-15th century Mamluk Cap 6:17
The Effects of Long Term Display on Previous Treatments 20:102
Evaluating Textile Treatments: Discussing the State-of-the-Art 1:17
The Evolution of American Tapestry Conservation 10:75
Investigation, Engineering, and Conservation Combined: The Reconstruction of a Seventeenth century Dress 1:26
Merging Disciplines: Preparing a Matisse Serigraph for Display 23:93
The Modern Bridal Gown: The Manufacture, Distribution, and Care of a Ritual Garment at the Turn of the 21st century (abstract) 9:43
Mrs. Butters Goes to the Ball Conservation of the Press Dress 18:72
The Observer Effect in Conservation: Changes in Perception and Treatment of a Man's Silk Suit c. 1745 21:17
Preserving the Historic Document: Minimal Conservation Intervention for 18th- and 19th-century Needlework and Pictorial Embroidery 10:89
Retaining the Unknown: Ethical Considerations and Treatment of a South African Beaded Textile 21:68
Revisiting the Treatment of 12th century Mongolian Deels 20:67
Sleeping Beauty: The Documentation and Treatment of an 1880s Herter Brothers Bergère 18:1
Supporting Tears in Leather 7:57
Theorem Paintings: Potential Treatment Options 13:35
The Unfolding of a Sticky Situation: The Treatment of a 19th-century Temple Hanging 11:19
Treatment of a Suite of Baroque Revival Style Seating Furniture 23:17
Waterlogged Textiles Recovered from the H.L. Hunley: Identification and Conservation of Textiles Belonging to Lt. George Dixon 19:129

Bleaching

Adventures in Bleaching (abstract) 13:103
Determining the Efficacy of Cyclododecane as a Barrier for a Reduction Bleaching Treatment of a Silk Embroidered Linen Napkin 14:1
Up on the Roof: Light Bleaching of Large Textiles, Two Case Studies 8:15

Cleaning – Aqueous

The Application of Pluronic Surfactants to Textile Conservation 9:37
Borohydride: An Alternative to Oxidative Bleaching of Cellulosic Textiles 8:27
Chelating Agents in Wet Cleaning Systems 5:69
The Chemical Interaction of Surfactants with Fibers, Especially Silk 3:28
To Clean or Not to Clean? Decision Making for Textile Wet Cleaning 5:39
The Cleaning of an 18th Century Finger Woven Wool Sash: A Practical Twist on Common Wet Cleaning Methods 19:145
Contact Cleaning of Textiles 5:35
Deionized Water and its Reactivity – Could it be Damaging? 5:12
Determining the Efficacy of Cyclododecane as a Barrier for a Reduction Bleaching Treatment of a Silk Embroidered Linen Napkin 14:1
Effectiveness of Soil Removal by Two New Nonionic Surfactants, Orvus WA Paste and Surfactant Blends 11:47
The Effects of Wet-Cleaning on Dry-Site Archaeological Textiles: Results of a Study 2:7
Evaluation of the Effects of Wet Treatments on Dry Site Archaeological Textiles, Phase One: Visible and Tensile Changes 2:7
From Tubs to Tables: A Survey of Wet Cleaning Equipment Used in Textile Conservation 5:53
Hats off to Wet Cleaning! 5:87
Observations on the Drying Behavior of Textiles 2:1
Practicalities of Wet Cleaning 5:25
Surfactants in Textile Conservation 5:29
Update: Detergency and the Aqueous Cleaning of Antique Textiles 19:89
The Use of Reemay in Wet Cleaning 5:64
Water Use in Conservation Treatment: A Case for Standards? 14:105
Water – What About It? 5:9
Wet Cleaning in 3-D 5:93
Wet Cleaning of an Oversized Textile on a Vacuum Wash Table: A Treatment Phase of the Gondar Hanging at the Canadian Conservation Institute 5:79
When Life Gives You Velvet ... Preservation Considerations In The Making Of A Period Shadow Box Frame 23:191

Cleaning – Mechanical

Observations on Soot Removal from Textiles 8:63
Removing Modern Accretions: Hot-Melt Adhesive, Chewing Gum, and Pressure-Sensitive Tape 23:209
Vacuuming Textiles: A New Kind of Cost Benefit Analysis 19:194

Cleaning – Non-Aqueous Solvent

A Green Solvent For Textile Conservation?: Investigating The Use Of Cycosiloxane D5 For Textile Conservation Cleaning 23:1
Removing Dye Bleed from a Sampler: New Methods for an Old Problem 22:78
Removing Modern Accretions: Hot-Melt Adhesive, Chewing Gum, and Pressure-Sensitive Tape 23:209
Textile Conservation Issues: Dry-Cleaning an Historic Textile 6:94

Compensation for Loss

Compensation for Loss in Textiles Using Commercially Available and Easy to use Artists’ Coloring Materials: Evaluating Their Stability, Fiber Compatibility and Aesthetics 7:63
Compensation/Restoration of a Tuscarora Beaded Cloth with Tuscarora Beadworkers 7:35
The Creation, Implementation, and Safety of Digitally Printed Fabrics in Textile Conservation: Where are we in 2012? 22:91
When Patching is Impractical: Nontraditional Compensation for Loss in a Quilt 8:1
Repair of Twentieth-century Leavers Lace 22:70
Tread on Me! Structural Stabilization of Hooked Rugs with Visual Integration: A Technique for Filling Lost Pile 22:123
The Use of Textile Pigments in Conservation Applications 7:40
Wide Format Digital Inkjet Printing for Textile Conservation 16:75

Composite Objects

The Conservation of Richard Greene or How an Object Became my Friend 14:93
Conservation Through Investigation: Uncovering the Story of a Japanese Ceremonial Doll 12:105
Conserving the Wright Brothers’ 1905 Flyer III 12:57
Crossing the Boundaries between Conservation Disciplines in the Treatment of Asian Thangkas 22:106
Four Spanish Polychrome Processional Sculptures from the Early 18th century and a Masterpiece in Focus 12:119
Rhapsody in Blue: Kingfisher Feather Cloisonné in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 12:45
Retaining the Unknown: Ethical Considerations and Treatment of a South African Beaded Textile 21:68
Revisiting the Treatment of 12th Century Mongolian Deels 20:67
Saving America’s Treasures: Threatened Artifacts from the Apollo Era 12:97
The Conservation of a circa 3rd century BCE Chinese Bronze Dagger-Axe with Organic Remains 12:37

Consolidation/Stabilization – Adhesive Methods

Aquazol as a Heat Set Adhesive for Textile Conservation Treatments 19:187
Hair Consolidation and Treatment of an Insect Damaged Dancing Hat from Sierra Leone 16:87
Peel Strength and Reversibility of Adhesive Support Treatments on Textiles: The Nature of Bond Failure as Revealed by Scanning Electron Microscopy 13:69
Second Time’s the Curse: The Shattered Silks of Schiaparelli 15:43
The Unfolding of a Sticky Situation: The Treatment of a 19th-century Temple Hanging 11:19

Consolidation/Stabilization – Non-Adhesive Methods

Overlay with a Difference: Using Thread to Create a Strong Edge Finish on Tetex 10:109
Renewing the Past: Pressure Mounting Two Large Fragmented Flags 23:161
Repair of Twentieth-century Leavers Lace 22:70

Flags

Camera Rolling, Speed...and Action: Exhibiting the Conservation of Banners through Film 22:7
The Conservation of a Historical Object: The Flag on Which Chilean Independence was Sworn in 1818 20:128
The Cost of Conservation: Preserving a National Treasure – The Star-Spangled Banner Project 9:19
The Development of a Sectional Trampoline Mount, Or How to Fit an 8 by 12 Foot Framed Flag Into an Elevator with a 7 by 5 Foot Door 14:85
The New York State Battle Flag Preservation Project: Ten Years Later 20:76
Renewing the Past: Pressure Mounting Two Large Fragmented Flags 23:161
The Saga of New York State’s Battle Flags: How to Fund Conservation for a “Heritage at Risk” 9:49

Mounts/Supports

Belt It! Solutions to a Dressing Problem 18:56
The Conservation, Restoration, and Exhibition of a 19th century Dress from the Merchant’s House Museum 14:43
Custom Skirt Hanger 15:87
The Development of a Sectional Trampoline Mount, Or How to Fit an 8 by 12 Foot Framed Flag Into an Elevator with a 7 by 5 Foot Door 14:85
Development of the “Sow’s Ear” Mount and How it is Affixed to the Wall: A Custom Contour Exhibit Support for Textiles 13:83
Display Methods for Small Textiles 6:12
Evaluation of the Forms Supporting Iconic Costumes at the National Museum of American History: Washington, Franklin, Lincoln and the First Ladies 20:9
Failure to Bind: A Re-Examination of the Aging of Hook and Loop Fasteners 20:115
Hanger-Mannequins at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 10:69
It’s Impossible to be an Eighteenth-century British Loyalist Without a Waistcoat and Ancillary Items 16:31
Mounts Altered: Mounting Textiles to Meet the Needs of Clients 16:1
Renewing the Past: Pressure Mounting Two Large Fragmented Flags 23:161
Rigid Mount Support Systems for the Exhibition of Textiles Using Less Intrusive Sewing Methods 3:47
A Study of Deposits on Glass in Direct Contact with Mounted Textiles 3:7
Update – Costume Display Methods 6:9
Yet Another Padded Hanger 12:133

Removal of Previous Repairs/Restorations/Supports

Conservation of a Safavid Persian Carpet Fragment: Two Different Approaches to Treatment in 1980 and 2010 21:81
The Observer Effect in Conservation: Changes in Perception and Treatment of a Man's Silk Suit c. 1745 21:17
Revisiting the Treatment of 12th century Mongolian Deels 20:67
Use of Gel Poultices for Adhesive Removal 19:184

Stain Removal or Reduction

Effectiveness of Soil Removal by Two New Nonionic Surfactants, Orvus WA Paste and Surfactant Blends 11:47
New and Current Materials and Approaches for Localized Cleaning in Textile Conservation 23:109
Removal of Some Old Resins from Ancient Pile-Textiles: An Applied Study on a Turkish Rug 19:116
Removing Dye Bleed from a Sampler: New Methods for an Old Problem 22:78

TSG/AIC

The Paper Conservation Catalog: Lessons for the Textile Group 4:39
The Textile Conservation Catalog to Date 4:45



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