Soft Storage and Packing: Muslin


In this video, Gina Watkinson, Laboratory Coordinator at the Arizona State Museum, discusses the use of muslin fabric in museum collections for storage and packing. Some of the topics covered include: how to make pillows, inserts and cavity cuts with muslin, how to wash muslin, and how to use muslin as a cover for garments and other objects. This tutorial supplements the session “Materials for Soft Storage and Packing” given at the 2016 ATALM annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, on September 10-13, 2016.