Leeds Castle – On Site Conservation Project

By |2018-11-26T14:09:13+00:00November 21st, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

At the end of October, The Textile Conservancy undertook on site work at Leeds Castle. The pile carpet dates to the 1960’s and is similar in design to a carpet in the White House, Washington DC. It is constructed from thirteen panels that are joined together with a narrow border surrounding the whole. On the reverse, [...]

Textile Conservancy Contributes to Award Winning Museum Project

By |2018-11-26T14:16:26+00:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

The 2nd August 2012 marked the re-opening of the new galleries at the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow, London, housed in the childhood home of William Morris. A generous Heritage Lottery Fund grant, and other donations amounting to a total £5 million, enabled the transformation of the galleries to be carried out. The thematic displays explore [...]