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Modern Textile Art is Often Not Created for Conservation
One of the biggest challenges in conservation is when the artists were not thinking about their pieces being loved and collected, and eventually, cleaned and conserved, and work in mediums that are experimental (as in the case of early acrylics). … Continue reading
Posted in antiques, art, CAUTIONS, conservation techniques, decorative motifs, painted objects, preservation, reparation, restoration techniques, textiles Tagged #blackhistory, #pacificnorthwest, #portlandoregon, #tentstitch, #textileconservation, #textilerestoration, artist, Chicago, embroidery, Ken Ellis, textile art, the Shore Family Leave a comment
K is for Ken Ellis’s Embroidered Textile Art: A-to-Z Challenge
We had the pleasure to conserve two pieces of Ken Ellis’ textile art for a private collector: the Shore Family, above, and Elizi Danto, bottom. It was a simple treatment, to clean as best we could some staining from a … Continue reading