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Tales from the Attic

Practical Advice on Preserving Heirlooms and Collectibles

by Colleen Wilson

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publisher: Royal BC Museum
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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

Contributor Notes

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.

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