Museum Label Rails - Standard Height | Flint Hills Design
We’ve built quite a few museum label rails at this point, and they’ve all seemed to converge around a few standard details.
From Grey to ‘White’ - Wet Cleaning Henrietta Woodcock’s Wedding Dress • V&A Blog
Assistant Conservator Rachael Lee has just finished washing one of the dresses mentioned in the first Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 blog post and it’s looking really good! Here she outlines the process of wet cleaning, which...
Glass Door Visible Museum Cabinets | Artifact Drawer Dustproof Protection
Glass door visible museum cabinets allows you to see what collection is being stored while protecting the artifacts from dust, air and water.
Conservation Project: Costume Accessories, Shoes and Footwear Photos
Leather sandals are paired to fit on a single handling tray made of acid-free board. Pillows of polyester batting covered in Tyvek are fitted inside the sandals to maintain their shape.
West Dean College School of Conservation Blog
Read stories from our conservation students about their exciting projects. Gain insight in to what it's like to study at West Dean Dean College of Arts and Conservation.
Inside the textiles conservation studio: wet cleaning a 17th-century doublet
This 17th-century boy’s doublet is a beautiful and rare piece of clothing which will be displayed in our new Fashion and Style gallery, opening 2016. It's made from undyed linen decorated with corded linen and satin stitch in a floral pattern. The collar is stiffened with whalebone, and the ‘Turk’s Head’ buttons have a core of tightly … Continued
Using Gloves with Collection Items
A guide issued by the Preservation Department of the British Library. For more information about the use of gloves see here: http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpo...
Online Museum Training - Photographing Collection Items
This video demonstrates ways in which you can use basic equipment to photograph your collection items for documentation and digitisation purposes. Using obje...
via Patricia Tice, curator Genesee County Village & Museum Greene Costume Collection "Men’s and children’s clothing from 1790-1890 installed in the new high-density mobile storage system; Image Courtesy of GCV&M."
Archival Quality Box Making - Museum Blog
From January to April 2014, during the temporary closure of our Wet Lab, we supported an intern in the Dry Lab at the Monitor Center from Christopher Newport University. Jessica was a great temporary addition to the team, full of enthusiasm for the history of USS Monitor and the artifacts we are conserving here. She wrote the … Read more Archival Quality Box Making