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The conservation of hair / edited by Louise Bacon [and 3 others].

Author:
Conference on the Conservation of Hair (2014 : Horniman Museum and Gardens) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London : Archetype Publications, 2015.
  • ©2015
Description:
vii, 120 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Summary note:
Papers from the 'Conservation of Hair' conference, held at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, June 18, 2014, a collaborative effort of the Institute of Conservation (Icon) and the Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA), using case studies to examine all aspects of the conservation of hair in museums today.--Preface.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
A brief history and usage of hair in textile collections / Marion Kite -- Hair today gone tomorrow : insect pests that eat hair / Bob Child -- The conservation and mounting of archaeological objects and human remains containing hair / Anna Harrison -- Hair of the dog : an overview of hair and fur at the Horniman Museum / Charlotte Ridley -- Cleaning the fur of taxidermy specimens / Simon Moore -- The conservation-restoration of two human hair wigs / Kimberleigh Collins-Peynaud -- Splitting hairs : an introduction to the identification of animal hairs / Kerri Allen.
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ISBN:
  • 9781909492349 ((paperback))
  • 1909492345 ((paperback))
OCLC:
908334965
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