Icon Textile Group Annual Forum: The Nature of Textiles

Monday, 21 May, 2018

Venue: Museum of London
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ICON Textile Group's annual Forum theme is ‘textiles and nature’.
The day will include an opportunity to see the newly redisplayed Museum of London 'Pleasure Gardens' exhibit, refreshments, lunch and a chance to win some charity raffle prizes.

Confirmed Forum presentation topics and speakers
The ‘Wonder of Birds’ Carries On … - Deborah Phipps
Distorted Iridescence: Investigating the Microstructural Changes in Jewel Beetle Elytra on Textiles - Lauren Osmond
A Natural Legacy: Conserving Orra White Hitchcock’s Classroom Charts - Camille Myers Breeze
Ruffled Feathers: Conservation of Taxidermy Bird Specimens - Chelsea McKibbin
Making Friends with Fur - Rachel Rhodes
Inspired by Nature: Fabrics of the Future - Sarah Glenn and Roisin Morris
Conservation of Tahitian Tiputa from HMS Galatea, Economic Botany Collection at Kew - Misa Tamura
Natural Dyes in Textile Conservation - Cecilia Aguirre
Understanding Historic Glass Fibre Dresses and Their Needs in Conservation - Charlotte Holzer
Wet Cleaning Knotted Carpets – Summary of Fellowship Investigations - Frances Hartog
The Dry Cleaning of Fashion Collections with Supercritical C0 2 Technology: A Green Way to Clean? - Emmanuelle Garcin
Metal Threads and Adhesive: The Conservation Treatment of an Embroidered Coat of Arms from a Queen Anne Throne Canopy - Viola Nicastro

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