JAIC 1987, Volume 26, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 75 to 84)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1987, Volume 26, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 75 to 84)

MOUNTING SYSTEMS FOR ETHNOGRAPHIC TEXTILES AND OBJECTS

Gail Sundstrom Niinimaa


ABSTRACT—Safe mounting systems for ethnographic textiles and objects are necessary to minimize damage while on display. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has been developing various systems for exhibiting ethnographic material over the last five years. The author describes several methods that have been used to exhibit textiles and objects safely in both travelling and in-house exhibits.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. SUPPLIES
3. PIPE BAG MOUNT
4. ROLL-UP BAG
5. KNIFE SHEATH
6. ROUNDEL (EMBROIDERED DOILY)
7. ROACH HEADDRESS
8. TRAILING HEADDRESS
9. MANNEQUINS
10. PACKING
11. CONCLUSION
a: References
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Copyright 1987 American Institute of Historic and Artistic Works