Textiles and costumes

Textiles and costumes are some of the most sensitive objects in a museum collection. They are susceptible to damage from heat, light, incorrect humidity, pests and pollutants, as well as from improper handling, storage and display. The following resources provide information on caring for textiles and costumes.

Preventive conservation guidelines for collections

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes

Technical Bulletins

Other CCI resources on this topic

Related CCI resources

External links

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