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Title X-radiography of textiles, dress and related objects / Sonia O'Connor, Mary M. Brooks.
Imprint Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 336 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology
Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Textile fabrics -- Radiography.
Radiography in archaeology.
Expertising, X-ray.
Museum conservation methods.
Contents 1: Textile X-radiography -- Introduction / Sonia O'Connor and Mary M. Brooks -- Principles of X-radiography / Sonia O'Connor -- High definition X-radiography of textiles: methods and approaches / Sonia O'Connor -- Textile X-radiography and digital imaging / Sonia O'Connor and Jason Maher -- Image interpretation / Sonia O'Connor -- Assessing the risks of X-radiography to textiles / Sonia O'Connor with a contribution on DNA by Jason Maher -- Radiation safety / Graham Hart -- 2: Exploring the X-radiographic features of textile objects / Sonia O'Connor and Mary M. Brooks -- Materials -- Threads, fabrics and construction techniques -- Surface decoration -- Makers and making, degradation and repair -- 3: Case studies -- Introduction / Mary M. Brooks and Sonia O'Connor -- Evaluating X-radiography as a tool for examining upholstered furniture / Kathryn Gill -- The use of X-radiography in the Textile Conservation Laboratory, Opificio delle Pietro Dure, Florence: methodological, technical and research approaches towards a non-invasive investigative technique / Susanna Conti and Alfredo Aldrovandi -- The role of X-radiography in the documentation and investigation of an eighteenth century multi-layered stomacher / Gabriella Barbieri -- Hidden Structures: the use of X-radiography in the Fashion Gallery at Snibston discovery park, Leicestershire / Clare Bowyer -- X-radiography of a knitted silk stocking with metal thread embroidery / Sonia O'Connor, Mary M. Brooks and Josie Sheppard -- A chalice veil rediscovered / Sonia O'Connor and Mary M. Brooks -- The use of X-radiography in the analysis and conservation documentation of a set of seventeenth century hanging wall pockets / Mary M. Brooks and Sonia O'Connor -- 'In needle works there doth great knowledge rest': the contribution of X-radiography to the understanding of seventeenth century English embroideries from the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archeology, Oxford / Mary M. Brooks and Sonia O'Connor -- X-radiography of dolls and toys / Mary M. Brooks, Sonia O'Connor and Josie Sheppard -- X-radiography of teddy bears and other textile artefacts at the Victoria & Albert Museum / Marion Kite -- X-radiography of patchwork and quilts / Mary M. Brooks, Sonia O'Connor and Josie Sheppard -- Revealing the layers: the X-radiography of eighteenth century shoes at Hampshire County Council Museums and Archives Service / Sarah Howard and Robert Holmes -- The contribution of X-radiography to the conservation and study of textile/leather composite archaeological footwear recovered from the Norwegian Arctic / Elizabeth E. Peacock -- Controlled lifting and X-radiography of gold threads from ancient archaeological textiles / Elizabeth Barham -- X-radiography of ethnographic objects at the Horniman Museum / Louis Bacon -- The use of X-radiography in the conservation treatment and reinterpretation of an incomplete musette / Sylvie François -- X-radiographic examination of a historic mannequin on display in Edinburgh, Castle, Scotland / David Starley and Fiona Cahill -- X-radiography of Rembrandt's paintings on canvas / Ernst van de Wetering Précis by Mary M. Brooks and Sonia O'Connor.
Summary Innovative treatment of X-radiography for textile study and conservation.
Other Author Brooks, Mary M.
Other Title Print version: O'Connor, Sonia A. X-radiography of textiles, dress and related objects. Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007 9780750666329 0750666323