- understand the process of condition assessment for textile collections
- be able to identify appropriate storage methods for these materials
- be able to make decisions about appropriate display methods
- be able to identify immediate conservation priorities for textiles
Who Should Attend
This webinar is primarily intended for staff and volunteers with little or no experience caring for textiles who are currently working in a house museum or similar setting.
Jane Hammond has been involved in multiple phases of textile conservation since 1980, when she began her training at the Cleveland Museum of Art, working in the Department of Textiles. Since 2000 she has served as textile conservator for ICA-Art Conservation in Cleveland, Ohio, providing conservation services and consultation to owners and stewards of antique and contemporary textiles. She has served as conservator in charge of textile treatments for the historically accurate interior restorations of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Home, Fremont, OH; the James A. Garfield Presidential Home in Mentor, OH; and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron, OH. As an associate member, Jane Hammond follows and promotes the principles and standards of practice set forth by The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works.