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Textile Collections: Preservation, Access, Curation, and Interpretation in the Digital Age

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Textile Collections: Preservation, Access, Curation, and Interpretation in the Digital Age

Textile Collections: Preservation, Access, Curation, and Interpretation in the Digital Age (American Association for State and Local History) by Amanda Grace Sikarskie
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1442263644, 1442263652 | 178 pages | PDF + EPUB | 4 + 13 MB

Collections of textiles-historic costume, quilts, needlework samplers, and the like-have benefited greatly from the digital turn in museum and archival work. Both institutional online repositories and collections-based social media sites have fostered unprecedented access to textile collections that have traditionally been marginalized in museums. How can curators, interpreters, and collections managers make best use of these new opportunities?