Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Installing New Fashion Acquisitions

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In a few weeks, we are installing some recent acquisitions from CAM’s fashion collection in Gallery 150.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Painted Silk Bedspread

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A steady hand and a sharp eye are key for the repair currently underway of this painted silk taffeta bedspread in the textile conservation lab.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Japanese Haori

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This Japanese garment, or haori, recently went on display in the Asian Gallery.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Doll research pays off!

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What does the 1850 census have to do with textile conservation? And this rag doll?