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Conservation works with the layers of history accumulated over the object’s lifetime, it is not just about restoring what has been lost.  Conservation is concerned with the prevention of further deterioration and preserving the history and craft that went into the object of which the details may become forgotten over time. Conservation can inform and inspire us by providing a valuable window into our past.

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Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at Knole
Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at Knole
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Conservation of the Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at National Trust Property Knole by May Berkouwer Textile Conservation This is our third Bulletin regarding…

Ickworth House – Peeking Behind their Curtains
Ickworth House – Peeking Behind their Curtains
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February and March saw Anna and Maria working on site at National Trust’s Ickworth House conserving the Drawing Room curtains in…

Knole’s Spangled Bedroom Tapestries
Knole’s Spangled Bedroom Tapestries
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Conservation of the Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at National Trust Property Knole by May Berkouwer Textile Conservation This is our…

New Year’s Greetings!
New Year’s Greetings!
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Best New Year’s wishes to all! Many of you will have received our Christmas card, this year depicting the Roman Emperor…