Ask the Conservator

Post your questions about your family treasure. Want to know the best way to store a historical object? Need advice about how to display a contemporary hanging? Would you like to schedule a Lecture and/or a Workshop?  I’ll answer as quickly as I can.

One comment on “Ask the Conservator

  1. Evan Patton

    Hi,
    I recently purchased what I believe to be a 16th century Italian textile. Initially I thought it was a tapestry, but on closer inspection it seems to be needlework of some sort. The wool field is in excellent condition, but the burlap-like woven substrate is brittle and damaged around the edge.

    I want to display it in my home, and I’m looking for the best cost-effective way to safely display it.

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