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Conservation in Colour: Innovations and Experiences in Creating Colour for Textile Treatment and Display

Icon Textile Group

From: Friday 08.11.19
at 10:00am
To: Friday 08.11.19
at 5:30pm
Timings to TBC

People's History Museum, Manchester



Event type: 

A one day symposium and knowledge exchange on the topic of using and creating colour in textile conservation practices. 

Event description: 

The day will comprise of paper presentations and more informal discussions on current practices.

-Textile dyes and dyeing techniques

-Digital printing


-Replicas and recreating colour for display

-Fading and colour change in textile objects

This symposium will coincide with the Textile Society conference ‘The Power of Colour’ taking place on Saturday 9th November 2019 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. The Textile Society has generously offered members rates for ICON Textile Group members attending both events.