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 Saving your treasures

Furniture

Most furniture is structurally complex and made of various materials (wood, metal, textiles, leather, glass, paint, ivory, etc.). Pieces of furniture have a unique set of deterioration and condition problems relating to their use over time. Furniture pieces are cared for by specialist furniture conservators who have the equipment and expertise to treat and preserve larger pieces of furniture.

Antique Organ

More Resources (pdf)
Caring for Furniture
Conservators Choose Adhesives
Dry Cleaning Historic Textiles

Dusting and Vacuuming

 

If you have any questions, ask a conservator.

 

Preservation Principles
   Identify
   Protect
   Display
   Store
   Manage
   Preserve

Types of Material
   Ceramics
   Glass
   Metals
   Wood
   Textiles
   Paper
   Paintings
   Other

Types of Objects
   Books / Bibles / Scrapbooks
   Photographs
   Works of Art
   Newspaper

   Furniture
   Firearms
   Textiles / Clothing / Uniforms
   Toys
   Tools / Mechanical / Instruments
   Dishes / Glassware / Silverware
   Jewelry
   Native American Items
   Natural History Specimens

More Resources
   Preservation Documents  (pdfs)
   Glossary of Terms
   See what we've done

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