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Creator:
Ponsonby, Margaret, 1952- author.
Title(s):

Faded and threadbare historic textiles and their role in houses open to the public / Margaret Ponsonby.

Published/Created:
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Physical Description:
xii, 235 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NK2115.5.F3 P66 2015 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-228) and index.
Subject Terms:
Historic house museums -- Furniture, equipment, etc.
Historic house museums -- Furniture, equipment, etc.
Historic house museums -- Interpretive programs.
Historic house museums -- Interpretive programs.
Home -- Psychological aspects.
Home -- Psychological aspects.
National Trust (Great Britain)
National Trust (Great Britain)
Textile fabrics -- Preservation.
Textile fabrics -- Preservation.
Textile fabrics in interior decoration.
Textile fabrics in interior decoration.
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  • Faded and threadbare interiors
  • Preserving historic houses: interpreting the fabric of the past
  • Families who preserved their textiles in the past
  • Conserving textiles: from needlework and housekeeping to professional intervention
  • Textiles as palimpsest: history in the surface attributes
  • Historic textiles with a past and a future.