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Conservation

Conservation Podcast Series

001:01 – Materials You Need

Minnesota Historical Society textile conservator Ann Frisina explains materials necessary to best protect heirloom textile pieces in storage.

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001:02 – How to Make a Padded Hanger

Minnesota Historical Society textile conservator Ann Frisina demonstrates how to make a padded hanger; also explains how to insert a hanger in a textile and when costumes should not be hung.

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001:03 – Storing Costumes in Boxes

Minnesota Historical Society textile conservator Ann Frisina explains how to support costumes with tissue and how to store them in boxes.

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001:04 – Storage of Flat Textiles in Boxes

Minnesota Historical Society textile conservator Ann Frisina explains how to store flat textiles in boxes.

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001:05 – Storage of Quilts and Coverlets

Minnesota Historical Society textile conservator Ann Frisina demonstrates how to store quilts and coverlets.

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001:06 – Rolling Textiles on a Tube

Minnesota Historical Society textile conservator Ann Frisina demonstrates and explains how and why to roll textiles and how to prepare a tube with a header.

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December 2009