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November 10, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708
301-377-7817; TTY 301-699-2544
Residents: $10; Non-residents: $15
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Textile Preservation Workshop

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Join Montpelier's Collection Manager, Joseph Sherren, for a workshop on antique textiles. This workshop will introduce you to some of the techniques used by conservators to care for and store various textile materials. It will provide an overview of environmental factors that attack textile materials, techniques to combat those factors, and basic preservation for a variety of textiles. Leave knowing how to best care for and preserve your family's heirlooms including wedding dresses, hats, and quilts.

Ages: 18 and older