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Taking Care of Your Antique Quilt
When in doubt, ask a conservator before proceeding. Most conservators will offer assessments at a low rate, and an hour of their time might save your heirloom. A good rule of thumb is to treat your antiques like you would … Continue reading
Posted in CAUTIONS, conservation techniques, mold, reparation, restoration techniques, textiles Tagged cigar quilt, cleaning, crazy quilt, foxing, humidity, mold, Oregon, pests, Portland, Portland Oregon, quilt care, quilts, repair, storage, sunlight, Textile conservation, Victorian 1 Comment
Quilts as a Microcosm of History
I am sure that more eloquent history writers than I have written on the role of quilts as historical objects. I want to share my perspective on the single object that we: see the most distress over condition issues, even … Continue reading
Posted in antiques, CAUTIONS, decorative motifs, history, musings, preservation, textiles Tagged crazy quilt, embroidery, fabric, family heirlooms, flowers, Hoyt, Ken Ellis, Oregon, Portland, Portland Oregon, spiders, Textile conservation, the Shore Family, Victorian 4 Comments