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Behind the Scenes in Conservation: Summery White Dress—Only 150 Years Old!

by Obie Linn, Conservator of Textiles


CAMConservation, textile conservation, historic childrenswear

The forecourt display case in the Conversations Gallery is fresh! A new rotation arrived last week, and it is practically aglow with summery white freshness. How does a 150-year-old child’s dress look this crisp and breezy?