The Preservation and Presence of Textiles in Library and Museum Collections: A Panel and Discussion

This panel brings together a unique group of librarians and conservators from the Library of Congress and The Textile Museum at the George Washington University, to discuss the presence and preservation of textiles and textile-related items. Panelists will give short presentations, discussing preservation tactics for textiles in library and museum settings. Following this, there will be a Q&A. This event is free and open to the public via Webex. Please complete the Eventbrite registration to attend this event.

Panelists

– Dan Paterson (Senior Conservator, Book Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Library of Congress)
– Eiichi Ito (Japanese Reference Specialist, Asian Division, Library of Congress)
– Kathy Woodrell (Reference Specialist, Decorative Arts and Architecture, Researcher and Reference Services Division, Library of Congress)
– Maria Fusco (Chief Conservator, The Textile Museum at the George Washington University)
– Yasmeen Khan (Head, Paper Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Library of Congress)

Moderators

– Charlotte Giles (South Asia reference librarian, Asian Division, Library of Congress)
– Jonathan Loar (South Asia reference librarian, Asian Division, Library of Congress)