Archival Preservation of Antique Fabrics

Locked away in arid attics and humid basements, stored in old and deteriorating boxes, an historica treasure trove of antique quilts, costumes, textiles, rugs, and handicrafts is dying. Old fabrics need to be carefully preserved so that they can be enjoyed by generations to come. Here are collected a few resources for preserving and restoring antique fabrics.


How to wash an antique quilt.