This summer, Michelle Leung has the amazing opportunity to intern here in textile conservation, funded through the generosity of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The silk binding edge of this art quilt has been badly damaged by prolonged exposure to light which occurred before it came into the museum’s collection.
This dress is up for consideration to get into a different kind of exclusive party: the museum’s Fashion and Textiles Collection.
Precision dyeing and color-matching is an important part of textile conservation and this week, we have a dyed-to-match success to report for this silk Argentine flag from the Elizabeth Hawes Flag Dress.
22 pairs of women’s shoes from the 1950s are being prepared for an appearance in the galleries.
Want to store your treasured fashion objects safely at home? If your objects are safe to hang, you can make your own padded hangers.
by Megan Nauer
Permanent Collection Highlights with Cynthia Amnéus, Chief Curator and Curator of Fashion Arts and Textiles
In a few weeks, we are installing some recent acquisitions from CAM’s fashion collection in Gallery 150.
In textile conservation, work was recently completed on “Ragsby Dollyver,” a “portrait” rag doll by Laura Turpin that may be the artist’s self-portrait.
by Adam MacPharlain, Curatorial Assistant of Fashion Arts and Textiles
Here at the Cincinnati Art Museum we recently reinstalled our Nancy and David Wolf Gallery, which showcases contemporary decorative arts.
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