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Tales from the Attic: Practical Advice on Preserving Heirlooms and Collectibles (Paperback)


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Has your silver lost its lustre? Have your photos faded? Has the family quilt come undone?

Fear not. In this entertaining and easy-to-read book, Colleen Wilson will help you keep your most precious household possessions in pristine condition.

“This is a delightful read, entertaining, witty … a delicious addition to any collectibles library.” – Dan Hoffman, Muse

About the Author

Colleen Wilson has been a textile conservator at the Royal BC Museum since 1981. She holds a BA in History in Art, with a specialty in medieval architecture, from the University of Victoria. She has also completed postgraduate studies at the Textile Conservation Centre, Hampton Court Palace (University of London) in Great Britain, specializing in dyeing for conservation. This book grew from a series of articles that she wrote as conservation department handouts for frequently asked questions received from the public.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780772646385
ISBN-10: 0772646384
Publisher: The Royal British Columbia Museum
Publication Date: December 15th, 2002
Pages: 128
Language: English