Textile Preservation: Advanced Practices
Instructor: Harold Mailand
Early-Bird Registration Fee: $1,000
Regular Registration: $1,050
This hands-on course is designed to give participants an opportunity for guided treatments of textiles and costumes. Participants may pursue wet cleaning, traditional reweaving, stabilizing using needle and thread, and/or consolidating using archival adhesive. Participants should bring their stitch sampler and at least one textile or costume for examination and treatment.
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Harold F. Mailand holds a Master's degree in Textile Design and Education from Indiana University. His training in textile conservation includes internships at The Textile Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and The Costume Institute/Metropolitan Museum of Art with grants from National Endowment for the Arts, National Museum Act, and others. Mr. Mailand was Associate Textile Conservator for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and in 1986, he founded Textile Conservation Services, a textile conservation facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a Fellow in American Institute for Conservation (AIC). His most recent publication is a 1999, co-authored, 92-page text entitled "Preserving Textiles: A Guide for the Nonspecialist." www.textileconservation.com