12 mai 2018

Icon Textile Group Spring Forum: The Nature of Textiles

ICON Textile Group's annual Forum theme is ‘textiles and nature’.

The day will include an opportunity to see the newly redisplayed Museum of London 'Pleasure Gardens' exhibit, refreshments, lunch and a chance to win some charity raffle prizes.

Confirmed Forum presentation topics and speakers

The ‘Wonder of Birds’ Carries On … - Deborah Phipps

Distorted Iridescence: Investigating the Microstructural Changes in Jewel Beetle Elytra on Textiles - Lauren Osmond

A Natural Legacy: Conserving Orra White Hitchcock’s Classroom Charts - Camille Myers Breeze

Ruffled Feathers: Conservation of Taxidermy Bird Specimens - Chelsea McKibbin

Making Friends with Fur - Rachel Rhodes

Inspired by Nature: Fabrics of the Future - Sarah Glenn and Roisin Morris

Conservation of Tahitian Tiputa from HMS Galatea, Economic Botany Collection at Kew - Misa Tamura

Natural Dyes in Textile Conservation - Cecilia Aguirre

Understanding Historic Glass Fibre Dresses and Their Needs in Conservation - Charlotte Holzer

Wet Cleaning Knotted Carpets – Summary of Fellowship Investigations - Frances Hartog

The Dry Cleaning of Fashion Collections with Supercritical C0 2 Technology: A Green Way to Clean? - Emmanuelle Garcin

Metal Threads and Adhesive: The Conservation Treatment of an Embroidered Coat of Arms from a Queen Anne Throne Canopy - Viola Nicastro

Tickets are on sale here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nature-of-textiles-icon-textile-group-forum-tickets-41991888870


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