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Standards in the museum care of costume and textile collections, 1998

Standards in the museum care of costume and textile collections, 1998

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Published by Museums & Galleries Commission in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Costume -- Conservation and restoration -- Standards -- Great Britain.,
  • Textile fabrics -- Conservation and restoration -- Standards -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMuseums & Galleries Commission.
    SeriesStandards in the museum care of collections series -- 8
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Museums and Galleries Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21017879M
    ISBN 100948630590
    OCLC/WorldCa60179278

    The Fashion Institute of Technology: Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice combines the rigorous study of fashion and textile history with hands-on training in the analysis, conservation, storage, and exhibition of textile and costume materials, and in collections management and exhibition planning and design. A museum is distinguished by a collection of often unique objects that forms the core of its activities for exhibitions, education, research, differentiates it from an archive or library, where the contents may be more paper-based, replaceable and less exhibition oriented, or a private collection of art formed by an individual, family or institution that may grant no public access.   Attention Cornell Students: Apply for the Charlotte A. Jirousek Research Fellowship in the Cornell Costume & Textile Collection! The late Dr. Charlotte Jirousek, former curator of the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection (CCTC) and Associate Professor in the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, was passionate about integrating the.


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Standards in the Museum Care of Costume and Textile Collections (), Appendix D. Fabrics It is basic practice to scour all unbleached, undyed cotton fabrics by boil-washing before use in contact with textiles.

This is to remove manufacturers' finishes and soften the fabric. Newly purchased fabrics may need two washes to satisfactorily remove all finishes.

Get this from a library. Standards in the museum care of costume and textile collections [Great Britain. Museums and Galleries Commission.]. Standards in the museum care of costume and textile collections Part of a series of ‘Standards in the Museum Care of Collections’ publications originally produced by the Museums and Galleries Commission between andthis publication provides a comprehensive overview and recommended standards for the care, conservation, interpretation and use of costume and textile collections in museums.

The purpose of this book is to set down standards for the museum care of costume and textile collections, and to provide guidance on the interpretation of those standards. This Standard aims to cover all those objects normally found in museum costume and textile collections, including footwear, headgear and costume accessories like handbags, gloves and umbrellas - although non-textile items.

Standards in the Museum Care of Costume and Textile Collections. London, UK: Museums and Galleries Commission, Robinson, J., and T.

Pardoe. An Illustrated Guide to the Care of Costume and Textile Collections. London, UK: Museums and Galleries Commission, Seiler-Baldinger, A.

Textiles: A Classification of Techniques. To collect, display, care for, and provide access to museum objects was and remains the core purpose of our museums and galleries. This book answers all of your questions on collections management, from what it is and why it is important, to how to classify objects, and how to draw up a contract for a shared acquisition.5/5(1).

Costume should be displayed in recommended light of 50 lux maximum. Temperature and humidity: For textiles 18°C - RH %; For leather 18 C - RH 50 % Costume should be kept in an enclosed, ventilated Size: KB.

Display of Textiles in Museum Collection-Rini Hazel technique is essential for proper care and handling of the textile. The strength of the textile and Every costume must be Author: Rini Hazel Templeton. Care of Collections. London, Landi, Sheila.

The Textile Conservators Manual. London, Museums and Galleries Commission. An Illustrated Guide to the Care of Costume and Textiles Collections. London, Museums and Galleries Commission. Standards in the Museum Care of Costume and Textiles Collections.

London, MUseUMs AND GAlleRIes CoMMIssIoN. “stANDARDs IN tHe MUseUM CARe oF PHotoGRAPHIC ColleCtIoNs.” “Polyethylene foam (such as Plastazote)can be used to line shelves or drawers in order to soften the hard surfaces.” MUseUMs AND GAlleRIes CoMMIssIoN.

“stANDARDs IN tHe MUseUM CARe oF CostUMe AND textIle ColleCtIoNs.”. Buy Illustrated Guide for the Care of Costume and Textile Collections by Jane Robinson & Tuula Pardoe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Author: Jane Robinson & Tuula Pardoe. NPS Museum Handbook, Part I: Museum Collections This Handbook provides policies, procedures, and guidance for the preservation, protection and care of all disciplines and materials represented in National Park Service collections.

It covers the Scope of Collections Statement, professional ethics and a broad range of museum topics. These include museum storage, environment standards. Royal Ontario Museum Search the collections of the largest textile and costume collection in Canada.

Texas Fashion Collection The University of North Texas, Texas Fashion Collection site contains a searchable database of approximately objects from their collection.

The Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.). Both experienced and inexperienced museum staff responsible for the care and use of museum collections. Interested individuals who have collections of fine arts, furniture, ceramics and glass, leather work, books and papers. 11/2 Storage Concerns for Geological Collections 16/4 Synthetic Fibers in Costume Collections 16/5 Flag.

An authoritative look at a world-renowned collection. Textiles explores the cultural meaning and exquisite workmanship found in the Museum of International Folk Art’s vast collection that spans centuries and includes pieces from seventy countries around the world.

Handcrafted work in beautiful, vivid colors typifies the clothing, hats, robes, bedding, and shoes that represent the lives and 5/5(1). How to Handle Antique Textiles and Costumes.

Fragility Always presume that the textile is unique, irreplaceable, and fragile. A large textile is not necessarily stronger than a small one, but it is often more cumbersome. Plan Ahead Don't touch the textile until you know precisely what you are going to do and how you are going to do it.

Standards in the Museum Care of Costume & Textile Collections ICON (Institute of Conservation) Textile Group The Canadian Conservation Institute - CCI Notes The Illustrated Guide to the Care of Costume and Textiles. Holds a regionally important collection of costume and textiles dating from the 15th Century to the present day.

SUSSEX Brighton and Hove Museums The Costume collection includes items of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing and accessories from the early 17th century to the present day.

The textile collection includes. Antique textiles and costumes can be maintained for years of use and enjoyment provided that some basic attention is given to their care and preservation. The conservation staff at The Henry Ford have complied the information in this fact sheet to assist in helping individuals to care for their textile collections.

Museum storage practices: Evidence in textile and costume collections by Teresa Ann Heard A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of MASfER OF SCIENCE Major: Textiles and Clothing Signatures have been redacted for privacy Iowa State University Ames, Iowa The dress and textile collection is complemented by related material in the social and working history, photograph and printed ephemera collections, and the museum library.

These holdings include the Harry Matthews Collection of costume and fashion plates consisting of around 3, prints dating from the 16th century to The Historic Costume & Textiles Collection is a scholarly and artistic resource of apparel and textile material culture.

+ holdings encompass a range of three dimensional objects such as textiles and articles of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children, including national dress costume, from the midth century to contemporary 21st century designers.

The Museum of Costume, Bath; Texas Fashion Collection; Museum Information, Descriptions, Locations, Hours. Chicago History Museum: Costumes; Costume Collections in Scotland (Eleanor M. Farrell) Ecomusee of the Savoyard's Costume; Musée du costume et du textile du Québec (in French) Musée de La Mode, Paris (Style by Suzy Menkes: Review).

Collections Trust helps museums capture and share the information that gives their objects meaning. Terminology control. Find the right words, find the right records.

Cultural property advice. Collect, buy and sell legitimately. ACE activity Statutory information. Spectrum resources. Spectrum Partners. Collections management. The Costume Institute's collection of more than thirty-three thousand objects represents seven centuries of fashionable dress and accessories for men, women, and children, from the fifteenth century to the present.

The redesigned Costume Institute space reopened in Mayafter a two-year renovation, as the Anna Wintour Costume Center with.

Buy Illustrated Guide for the Care of Costume and Textile Collections from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Caroline and H.

McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts contains more t textiles and costumes from traditions around the world. A remarkable range of techniques is represented, including loom-woven textiles; nonwoven fabrics, such as bark cloth, felt, and knitting; and objects embellished with beading and embroidery.

Collections Care At Museum Textile Services we specialize in helping both museums and individuals take control of their textile collections.

Sometimes the sheer number and variety of clothing and fabrics in a collection become overwhelming, resulting in poor record keeping, storage, and preservation.

The Small Museums Cataloguing Manual: A guide to cataloguing object and image collections Source: Museums Australia Victoria.

This publication is the fourth edition of The Small Museums Cataloguing Manual, a guide to the hands-on process of documenting objects and visual material in heritage genesis stretches back more than two decades to work undertaken by Arts Victoria.

Textile Conservator A paper presented at a conference on museum storage for the Midwest Regional Conservation Group, November, Providing appropriate storage for textiles is crucial for their preservation, as it is for most types of items found in museum collections.

The very qualities that make textiles pleasant to wear orFile Size: KB. Textile Museum of Canada. 55 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2H5 () [email protected] Get Directions. The Costume and Textiles collection is also supported through the generosity of the Museum’s Costume Council.

The Costume Council supports the work of the Museum’s professional staff in caring for, conserving, interpreting, and displaying costume materials to further the public’s understanding of history through clothing. Inthe Costume and Textile Study Center and the School of Drama’s historic costume collection were formally transferred to the Henry.

Now numbering more t objects—ranging in date from BCE to the present from countries around the world—these works are an important regional resource for the study of fashion, clothing, and design. Collections management involves the development, storage, and preservation of collections and cultural primary goal of collections management is to meet the needs of the individual collector or collecting institution's mission statement, while also ensuring the long-term safety and sustainability of the cultural objects within the collector's care.

By Camille Myers Breeze The latest in our series of MTS Handouts is called Displaying Textiles, and is designed to help you choose the best locations and methods for displaying your textiles. By the time you see visible changes, such as color fading, yellowing, tears, or insect activity, your textile has already been irreversibly damaged.

Today, museum staff offer counsel for professionals around the world seeking the latest best-practices in textile care and display. The role of the Conservation Department has evolved to encompass not only the treatment of individual textiles, but also provisions for the long-term care of the collection as a whole, with major emphasis on the development of improved exhibition methods.

MUSEUM OF COSTUME. a superb collection in a wonderful setting, the Regency era city of Bath, England. GERMAN HISTORICAL MUSEUM. their collection of clothing and textiles in Berlin, contains nearly 8, items of non-military clothing from the mid 18th century to the present. Five important textile museums in Germany.

MUSEE DES TISSUS. Textile. Historic Textile and Costume Collections in the Academic Setting Linda Welters and Margaret Ordoñez, University of Rhode Island. Many colleges and universities with textile and apparel programs support collections of historic textiles, costumes, and related artifacts.

The term “collection. The Costume and Textiles Collection at the Valentine comprises o dress, accessory, and textile objects made, sold, worn or used in Virginia from the late 18th century to the present day. The largest of its kind in the American South, this collection enjoys an international reputation among fashion and textile scholars.

The V&A holds the national collection of textiles and fashion, which includes more t individual objects or sets of objects that span a period of more than 5, years, from Predynastic Egypt to the present day.

Almost all textile techniques are represented in our collections, including woven, printed and embroidered textiles, lace. Costume & Textile Collection East Harlem (El Barrio) schedule hours explore visiting favorite add to favorites.

Costumes and Textiles: Museum of the City of New York's Costume and Textile Collection preserves o garments and accessories dating from the midth century to the present, all with a documented history linking them to the New Yorkers who wore them.Northern States Conservation Center through provides professional online continuing education in four areas of museum studies; Museum Administration and Management, Collections Management and Care, Exhibit Practices and Museum Facilities Management.

Currently we offer more than 50 different courses each year and the list is expanding.Taking Care of Textiles aims to be an online resource center for basic textile conservation, aimed toward small museums and individual collectors who wish to preserve their collections but are limited by practical concerns and cannot always afford to hire or consult professional textile conservators or maintain ideal preservation practices.