The Belgian Monument Watch has compiled a brochure about maintaining and preserving church textile objects, which is also useful for other types of fabric. The brochure contains tips for cleaning, packing and storing textile items, and outlines how to treat damage caused by, for example, insects and exposure to sunlight.
Would you like to know more?
- The museum’s Textile Committee regularly organises symposia in which topics like textile conservation, maintenance and preservation are often on the agenda.
- the texts of the lectures given during these symposia can be found in the work of reference ‘Studies in Textile’ in our in-house library.