JAIC 1993, Volume 32, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 109 to 118)
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JAIC 1993, Volume 32, Number 2, Article 2 (pp. 109 to 118)

THE ROLE OF CONNOISSEURSHIP IN DETERMINING THE TEXTILE CONSERVATOR'S TREATMENT OPTIONS

PATSY ORLOFSKY, & DEBORAH LEE TRUPIN




REFERENCES

Flury-Lemberg, M.1988. Textile conservation and research. Vol. 7. Bern: Schriften der Abegg-Stiftung.

Landi, S.1992. Textile conservator's manual. 2d ed.London: Butterworths.


AUTHOR INFORMATION

PATSY ORLOFSKY is director of the Textile Conservation Workshop in South Salem, New York. She received a bachelor of science degree from Skidmore College and studied in the master's degree program for preservation administration in Columbia University's School of Library Service Conservation Education Programs. She has served as program administrator of the New York State Conservation Consultancy and is secretary of the board of directors, National Institute for Conservation of Cultural Property. Address: Textile Conservation Workshop, Main Street, South Salem, N.Y. 10590.

DEBORAH LEE TRUPIN received an M.A. in art history and a diploma in conservation from the New York University Institute of Fine Arts, in 1982. From 1982 to 86 she was assistant conservator at the Textile Conservation Center, Museum of American Textile History, North Andover, Massachusetts. Since 1986 she has been textile conservator for the New York State Bureau of Historic Sites (Peebles Island) in Waterford, New York. Address: New York State Bureau of Historic Sites, Peebles Island, Waterford, N.Y. 12188.


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