Textiles at a university art gallery

Saving space and preserving quilts, needlework, and other textiles

Faculty and staff at the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, wanted to create the best possible preservation environment for the gallery’s textile collection. Because the collection includes pieces of various sizes, from small needlework panels to large quilts, they needed a variety of collections care equipment to ensure that items would be preserved in optimal conditions.