Factors to Consider When Surface Cleaning Textiles and Garments


In this video, Susan Heald, Textile Conservator, National Museum of the American Indian, discusses methods of dry surface cleaning for various fabrics, identifies types of damage, and demonstrates how to use and modify several vacuuming tools. This video supplements the session "Surface Cleaning for Textiles and Garments" given at the 2018 ATALM annual conference held in Prior Lake, Minnesota, on October 8-11, 2018.