Preservation and Access: Preservation/Access Projects

Period of Performance

1/1/2006 - 6/30/2006

Funding Totals

$3,000.00 (approved)
$3,000.00 (awarded)

Preserving the Museum's Textile Collection

FAIN: PA-51513-06

Ella Sharp Museum (Jackson, MI 49203-5001)
Jim Zuleski (Project Director: May 2005 to October 2006)

Purchasing storage materials to rehouse a 52-item collection of 19th- and 20th-century textiles in a newly constructed storage area.

Preserving the Ella Sharp Textile Collection is a textile preservation project in which 52 Level I textile artifacts from the Museum's permanent collection are to be placed into improved collections storage according to professional practices and recommendations in a Conservation Assessment Report completed in 1993 by consultant conservator Geoffrey Brown.