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X-radiography of textiles, dress and related objects

Author: Sonia A O'Connor; Mary M Brooks
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.
Series: Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Innovative treatment of X-radiography for textile study and conservation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Connor, Sonia A.
X-radiography of textiles, dress and related objects.
Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007
(OCoLC)124913919
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia A O'Connor; Mary M Brooks
ISBN: 9780080550206 0080550207
OCLC Number: 173610885
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 336 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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.
Series Title: Butterworth-Heinemann series in conservation and museology.
Responsibility: Sonia O'Connor, Mary M. Brooks.

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X-radiography of textile objects reveals hidden features as well as unexpected components and materials. This book explores techniques for X-raying textiles. It describes approaches to image  Read more...

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