Flat Storage for Textiles – Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes 13/2 Source: CCI Flat storage is ideal for most textiles because it provides support for the entire textile, thus freeing the textile fibres from the stress of supporting their own weight. When flat storage is enclosed, it also protects the artifact from water damage, dust, […]
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Rolled Storage for Textiles – Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes 13/3 A tube can form the basis of an excellent space-saving storage system for flat or two-dimensional textiles that can be rolled. Tubes can accommodate pieces ranging from narrow lace yardage to large, heavy carpets.
Hanging Storage for Costumes CCI Notes 13/5 Source: CCI Structurally sound costumes are often stored by hanging. Although this is an excellent space-saving storage method, it is not suitable for all garments. Costumes that are fragile, that are heavily decorated, or that have weakened shoulder seams due to previous incorrect hanging should be stored flat […]
Re-ORG Method Source: ICCROM The RE-ORG Method is a step-by-step approach to help those who work with cultural collections to reorganize their current storage rooms, focusing on the creative, yet safe, use of existing resources. The Method has four phases: Getting started: create the best possible conditions for a successful storage reorganization Condition report: document […]
Recorded: Tuesday, April 16, 2019