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Title Faded and threadbare historic textiles and their role in houses open to the public / Margaret Ponsonby.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages, 16 leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Note Originally published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject National Trust (Great Britain)
National Trust (Great Britain)
Textile fabrics in interior decoration.
Textile fabrics -- Preservation.
Home -- Psychological aspects.
Historic house museums -- Furniture, equipment, etc.
Historic house museums -- Interpretive programs.
Contents 1. Faded and threadbare interiors -- 2. Preserving historic houses : interpreting the fabric of the past -- 3. Families who preserved their textiles in the past -- 4. Conserving textiles : from needlework and housekeeping to professional intervention -- 5. Textiles as palimpsest : history in the surface attributes -- 6. Historic textiles with a past and a future.
Other Title 9781472424679