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Refashioning and redress : conserving and displaying dress / edited by Mary M. Brooks and Dinah D. Eastop.

Los Angeles, CA : Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Publications, [2016]
Physical Description:
xv, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Reference Library
NK4704.5 .R44 2016 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Conservation and restoration.
Clothing and dress -- Conservation and restoration.
Costume -- Conservation and restoration.
Costume -- Conservation and restoration.
Museum techniques.
Museum techniques.
Textile fabrics -- Preservation.
Textile fabrics -- Preservation.
Brooks, Mary M., editor.
Eastop, Dinah, editor.
Getty Conservation Institute, issuing body.

  • Introduction: interactions of meaning and matter / Dinah D. Eastop and Mary M. Brooks
  • Reflecting absence and presence: displaying dress of known individuals / Mary M. Brooks
  • Conserving an ainu robe within the framework of Japan's cultural property preservation policy / Mie Ishii
  • "Wrapped in country": conserving and representing possum-skin cloaks as in/tangible heritage / Henry L. Atkinson, Vicki Couzens, Lee Darroch, Genevieve Grieves, Samantha Hamilton, Holly Jones-Amin, Mandy Nicholson, and Amanda Reynolds
  • Kahu ora: living cloaks, living culture / Rangi Te Kanawa, Awhina Tamarapa, and Anne Peranteau
  • Preserving and displaying archaeological garments via pressure mounting / Anja Bayer
  • The conservation and display of the Tahitian mourner's costume at the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford / Jeremy S. Uden, Heather M. Richardson, and Rachael E. Lee
  • Dress in the limelight: the conservation and display of Ellen Terry's "beetle-wing" dress at Smallhythe Place / Emma Slocombe and Zenzie Tinker
  • Making sense of a fragmentary coat found concealed within a building / Kathryn Gill
  • Back to black: conservation of a 1900s ensemble via replication and web display (replicar) / Teresa Cristina Toledo de Paula
  • Concepts in practice: collaborative approaches in developing the Bowes Museum's Fashion and Textile Gallery / Claire Gresswell, Joanna Hashagen, and Janet Wood
  • A delicate balance: ethics and aesthetics at the Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York / Sarah Scaturro and Joyce Fung
  • Fashion as art: dressed to kill: 100 years of fashion / Micheline Ford and Roger Leong
  • Radicalizing the representation of fashion: Alexander McQueen at the V&A, 1999-2015 / Claire Wilcox
  • Peopling the pleasure garden: creating an immersive display at the Museum of London / Beatrice Behlen and Christine Supianek-Chassay
  • Dramatic effects on a static stage: Cantonese opera costumes at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum / Evita So Yeung and Angela Yuenkuen Cheung
  • Conserving damage: clothing worn by Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi at the time of their assassinations / Kristin Phillips
  • Moving forward together / Bianca M. du Mortier and Suzan Meijer.