Rolling Textiles for Housing Collections [Tutorial]


In this video, Susan Heald, Textile Conservator at the National Museum of the American Indian, demonstrates how to roll flat textiles for storage. Some of the topics covered include: handling textiles, materials needed for rolling textiles, how to set up the textile before rolling it, and how to protect and secure the textile roll for storage. This tutorial was recorded at the 2016 ATALM annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 10-13, 2016.