JAIC 1995, Volume 34, Number 1, Article 6 (pp. 77 to 83)
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JAIC 1995, Volume 34, Number 1, Article 6 (pp. 77 to 83)

RESCUING WATER-DAMAGED TEXTILES DURING THE LOS ANGELES RIOTS

DUBRAVKA TURKOVIC-KISELJEV




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AUTHOR INFORMATION

DUBRAVKA TURKOVIC-KISELJEV comes from Zagreb, Croatia, with undergraduate degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in art history and comparative literature from the University of Zagreb. She was trained through apprenticeship in objects conservation and worked as an objects conservator in Croatia. At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, she was a preprogram intern in textile conservation from December 1991 until August 1993. In August 1993 she entered the graduate conservation training program of the State University College at Buffalo, pursuing a double major in objects and paper conservation. Address: State University College at Buffalo, Art Conservation Dept., 230 Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, N.Y. 14222.


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