Mount Vernon Conservation Lab

Conservators at George Washington’s estate discussed how they study, restore, and preserve historic artifacts in Mount Vernon’s… read more

Conservators at George Washington’s estate discussed how they study, restore, and preserve historic artifacts in Mount Vernon’s Conservation Lab. They demonstrated techniques on one of Martha Washington’s ivory fans, a needlepoint shell cushion from a set she worked on for over 36 years, and red silk fragments from one of her own dresses.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Anne Kingery Project Conservator George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens->Conservation Lab
  • Katherine Ridgeway Conservator George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, & Gardens->Conservation Lab

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Mount Vernon Conservation Lab

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Program ID:
295295-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Interview
Location:
Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 18, 2010
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 2010

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  • Sep 18, 2010 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2010 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2010 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2010 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2010 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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