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1724RE: [IAM_ListServ] Fw: Textile Conservation Question

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  • Angela Houghton
    Oct 2, 2013
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      We just had a conductor’s jacket, vest, and hat cleaned through Textile Restoration, Inc.  They are based in Chicago, but on the edge of Oak Park, IL.  We were very happy with how it looked, and they were able to meet our tight deadline too.


      Frank Connet
      Textile Restoration Inc.
      6140 W. North Ave
      Chicago, Illinois 60639


      Best of luck,

      Angela Houghton

      Itasca Historical Depot Museum


      From: IAM_ListServ@yahoogroups.com [mailto:IAM_ListServ@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Martin Tuohy
      Sent: Monday, September 09, 2013 10:38 PM
      To: Illinois Association of Museums listserv
      Subject: [IAM_ListServ] Fw: Textile Conservation Question



      Might any museum staffers with 1950s textiles be able to guide Mr. Fosburgh professionally with his query, posted below?  His e-mail address is
      Fosburgh_Lee_C@...  My one suggestion would be the Chicago Area Conservation Group's members (http://chicagoareaconservation.wordpress.com/, but he's in Peoria).

      Martin Tuohy

      -----Forwarded Message-----
      From: Lee C Fosburgh
      Sent: Sep 9, 2013 4:03 PM
      Subject: Textile Conservation Question

      To all:

      I have acquired a 1950s vintage basketball jersey that is in good condition but needs to be cleaned.  Does anyone have a recommendation for a conservator or how it should be cleaned?

      Much appreciated.

      Lee C. Fosburgh
      Corporate Archivist
      Caterpillar Inc. |  Law and Public Policy  |  Global Government & Corporate Affairs Division  
      N4 AC6138

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