MS. JANIE LIGHTFOOT
“Indigo and Conservation in the Textile World”
The subject of Textile Conservation is vast and this paper can only give a brief introduction into some of the different treatment proposals need to ensure the stability of textiles in varying stages of deterioration.
It covers briefly the different categories of the conservation treatments by looking at these processes through images of different colours and types of Indigo dyed fabrics.
The paper will look at issues such as causes of deterioration, light and humidity, pollutants, correct handling of objects preventative conservation and storage solutions.