Training and experience are applied to the many aspects of textile and preventive conservation. Clients may require care and advice for a whole collection or only a single item.

Services can be broadly described by the following:

  • survey work - condition checking, provision of advisory reports and estimates
  • cleaning - dry and wet cleaning
  • repair - stitch and adhesive treatments
  • display and storage work - preparing mounts, devising and implementing safe systems for hanging and storage
  • pest management - survey work and setting up and implementing good housekeeping, monitoring and eradication
  • training and presentations - delivery of talks and demonstrations
  • preventive - assessing environmental conditions and providing recommendations