|Display Care and
Cleaning of Baskets
Resources and guidelines on how to clean, display and care for treasured items in your
basketry collection. Remove molds, deal with water damage, clean, find tips for storage,
preventing pest damage and how to decide if you need the help of a professional
How To Display Clean And
Care For Your Basket Collection
Keeping your basketry collection in the best possible condition and preserving its value
for generations to come is possible by following these steps.
Basic Guidelines for Caring for Special Collections
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
offers tips on how to care for treasures in your collections including basketry.
Care And Maintenance
Guidelines for displaying, handling, moving, packing, storing and caring for the
antique baskets in your collection.
Basket Conservation at Arizona State Museum
The museum received a $400,000 grant last year from the federally funded Save
America's Treasures program to catalogue its American Indian basketry and
archaeological fiber objects and build a new storage facility. The museum's
collection, the largest of its kind in the world, will move to a new storage
vault in the summer of 2014.
Baskets Old and New
Basket restoration and conservation services are offered from this
practitioner in Olympia, Washington as well as Chilkat weaving restoration and
new traditional style baskets. Member of The Antique Tribal Art Dealers
The Alaska Museum offers a Wise Guide that describes the process of caring for
baleen baskets and the conservation and preservation of other Alaskan baskets
Caring For Your Basketry
Basic guidelines for the care of special objects, including basketry, from The American
Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
for your Cahuilla Baskets
The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum offers suggestions on how to store, display
and care for your basket collection.
Caring For Natural History
Guidelines for care of natural history collections, including basketry collections, from
the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.
Native American Indian Baskets
Suggestions for how to display your antique Native American Indian baskets will
be of value to anyone with a basket collection new or old.
Weblog of an
objects conservator specializing in ethnographic and archaeological material, living and working in Juneau, Alaska.
How To Deal
with Mold on
Peter Corey, Curator of Collections, Sheldon Jackson Museum describes how to remove molds
and mildew from baskets.
for Choosing a
Helpful tips on what to look for when seeking the assistance of a professional conservator
when you want to preserve your collection of baskets.
Lineco Document Cleaning Pad
Pads contain super soft grit free powder which absorbs and
cleans surface dirt. Pad is lightly twisted over the item to be cleaned producing a thin layer of white powder, then gently rubbed over the area causing
dust and dirt to be absorbed by the layer of powder. After cleaning, residue is simply brushed away.
Tips For Water Damaged
General hints about what to do if water damages your collections of valuables.
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