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Washington State Flag, Testing and Our Finalist!
Never underestimate the benefits of testing materials. I am by nature an impatient artist and tend to dive into art materials and experiment when it is my own art processes, however, with clients, I read, I test products, and it … Continue reading
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Washington State Flag
The historic flag, above hanging on the wall of the Reception Room, a grand ballroom, is not the flag in its original form, but seen with modifications. How does that impact the replication process? The decision has to be made … Continue reading
Posted in antiques, decorative motifs, Interim Report, painted objects, process, reproduction, textiles Tagged #DARstateflag, #paintingonsilk, #washingtonstateflag, DAR, flag, painting on silk, replication, State Flag, Textile conservation, textile conservator, textiles, Washington history, Washington State DAR, Washington State Flag Leave a comment
H is for Hemp: A-to-Z Challenge
Today I will find out how many people look for articles on hemp! Of course, I’m not talking smoking it, medicinally or otherwise. We use it all the time in our business: hemp webbing, tapes, muslins, and the occasional stretchy … Continue reading
Posted in antiques, conservation techniques, preservation, restoration techniques, textiles, upholstery Tagged fiber, hemp, marijuana, maryjane, textiles, weed Leave a comment