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CANCELLED- Preservation Series: Preserving Your Family Textiles


  • August 18, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm


The Arboretum Archivist will demonstrate techniques that focus on the needs of a typical family’s historic textile collections. Such items include quilts, flags, wedding dresses, baby clothes, hats, shoes, and purses. Participants will learn how to properly store and care for their textile collections, as well as have a behind-the-scenes look at some of the historic textiles in the Arboretum’s archival collections. Participants are encouraged to bring small items (no more than 2, no larger than 2×2′ folded) that have specific preservation needs. Participants will take home an archival kit including an information sheet, muslin, archival tissue, artifact tags, white gloves, and a pencil.


Archives Building

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States