Follow the Thread

a textile & costume history blog from the Design Center at Thomas Jefferson University

Treasured Textiles: The Science Behind Preservation

09.16.2020

Sponsored by the Jefferson Alumni Association, this presentation by curator Jade Papa is a behind-the-scenes look at how we care for the textile objects in our collection, and tips on how you can better store and preserve your own keepsakes. Topics include: how to choose archival materials, how best to store your items, how to identify and prevent pest damage, and more!

Jade Papa

Curator and Adjunct Professor, Textile & Costume Collection, The Design Center, Thomas Jefferson University

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