Beloved christening gowns, fragile wedding dresses, and other heirlooms all deserve skilled treatments to preserve the past and enrich our lives and those of our children. Fine hand-stitching, reweaving, dye and stain analysis are among techniques used in conservation.
Acidic discoloration, stains and creases can often be removed using a combination of wet and dry cleaning. After careful testing, cleaning, and stabilization, your heirlooms can be preserved for many more years to come.
Mounts are designed to protect and preserve a textile while augmenting its strong graphic power or subtle beauty. Custom displays can include the design of interior space and lighting and professional installation to showcase textile collections harmoniously with other artworks.
Caring For Textiles
During these cold winter days, (some days as low as 5 F) we dream ahead, of sleeveless or backless dresses, lightweight silks and chiffons, eyelet frocks and lacy veils. As spring fast approaches (we saw
The exterior of this quilt may look like any other, but there is something quite special going on under the surface here—it is two quilts in one (one quilt surrounding an even older quilt). We