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Publication and Film Bibliography

Textile Conservation Staff

Ronnee Barnett
Associate Conservator, Part-Time

Barnett, Ronnee, and Alice Blohm, Kathrin Colburn, Tina Kane, Midori Sato, and Florica Zaharia. "Tapestry Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Tapestry Conservation Principles and Practice, edited by Frances Lennard and Maria Hayward, 155–62. Amsterdam: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

Barnett, Ronnee. "Reweaving of Damage in Colorfield Paintings." In Paintings Specialty Group Post-prints, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 20th Annual Meeting, 19–24. Buffalo, New York: A.I.C., 1992.


Cristina Carr
Conservator

Carr, Cristina. "The Close Examination of Textiles." ICOM-CC Textile Working Group Newsletter 35 (January 2014): 19–20.

Carr, Cristina. "The Materials and Techniques of English Embroidery of the Late Tudor and Stuart Eras." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. Accessed March 21, 2013. www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/mtee/hd_mtee.htm

Carr, Cristina Balloffet. "Materials and Techniques of Secular Embroideries." In English Embroidery from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1580–1700: ’Twixt Art and Nature, edited by Andrew Morrall and Melinda Watt, 99–106. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008.


Giulia Chiostrini
Assistant Conservator

Chiostrini, Giulia. "Differing Interpretations of the Authenticity of an Ushak Carpet from The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Authenticity and Replication: The 'Real Thing' in Art and Conservation, edited by Rebecca Gordon, Erma Hermens, and Frances Lennard, 37–48. London: Archetype, 2014.

Chiostrini, Giulia. "The Hunt of the Frail Stag: Analysis, Conservation, and Display of Five Medieval Tapestry Fragments." In Multidisciplinary Conservation: A Holistic View for Historic Interiors. ICOM-CC Joint Interim Meeting. Rome: ICOM-CC, 2010. Accessed March 21, 2013.
http://www.icom-cc.org/54/document/the-hunt-of-the-frail-stag-analysis-conservation-and-display-of-five-medieval-tapestry-fragments/?id=878


Kathrin Colburn
Conservator

Colburn, Kathrin. "Materials and Techniques of Late Antique and Early Islamic Textiles Found in Egypt" and catalogue entry nos. 104A,B. In Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, edited by Helen C. Evans with Brandie Ratliff, 161–164. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012.

Colburn, Kathrin. "Three Fragments of the Mystic Capture of the Unicorn Tapestry." Metropolitan Museum Journal 45 (2010): 97–106.

Colburn, Kathrin. "Conserving The Cloisters’ Tapestries." Video, 18:33. Posted by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 30, 2013. http://www.metmuseum.org/metmedia/video/conservation-and-scientific-research/conserving-the-cloisters-tapestries

Colburn, Kathrin. "A Double-Headed Eagle Embroidery: Analysis and Conservation." Metropolitan Museum Journal 41 (2006): 65–73.

Barnett, Ronnee, and Alice Blohm, Kathrin Colburn, Tina Kane, Midori Sato, and Florica Zaharia. "Tapestry Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Tapestry Conservation Principles and Practice, edited by Frances Lennard and Maria Hayward, 155–62. Amsterdam: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

Colburn, Kathrin. "The Fabulous Beast at The Cloisters: A Recent Acquisition of Medieval Tapestry." Apollo 419 (January 1997): 46–48.

Colburn, Kathrin. "The Saltillo Serape: History and Conservation." Hali 79 (February-March 1995): 80–87.

Colburn, Kathrin. Review of Maya Textiles of Guatemala, by Margot Blum Schewill. Hali 76 (August–September 1994): 119.

Colburn, Kathrin. "Reviving Bolivian Weaving." FIBERARTS, Summer 1992.


Emilia Cortes
Conservator

Cortes, Emilia. "Recovering Contexts: The Roman Mummies Excavated by The Metropolitan Museum of Art at Dahshur, Egypt." In Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity, edited by Maureen Carroll and John Peter Wild, 75–88. Stroud, United Kingdom: Amberley, 2013.

Cortes, Emilia. "An Early Weaving Scene." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch, 94–95. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011.

Cortes, Emilia, and Kaori Fukunaga, Antonio Cosentino, Isabel Stünkel, Marco Leona, Irl N. Duling III and David T. Mininberg. "Investigating the Use of Terahertz Pulsed Time Domain Reflection Imaging for the Study of Fabric Layers of an Egyptian Mummy." Journal of the European Optical Society 6 (2011). Accessed March 21, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.2971/jeos.2011.11040

Cortes, Emilia, and Dorothea Arnold. "Updating Winlock: An Appendix of Recent Scholarship." In Tutankhamun's Funeral, 67, 69, 70–71. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010.

Cortes, Emilia. "Long-Term Preservation of Ptolemaic to Late Antique Period Burials at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Excavation in Dahshur, Egypt." In Conservation of Three-Dimensional Textiles: 7th North American Textile Conservation Conference Pre-prints, 219–238. Quebec City: NATCC, 2009.

Cortes, Emilia, and Suzanne Thomassen Krauss, eds. Recuperando el pasado: La conservación de textiles arqueológicos y etnográficos / Recovering the Past: The Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Textiles: 6th North American Textile Conservation Conference Pre-prints. Mexico City: NATCC, 2005.

Cortes, Emilia. "Tecnología y conservación de un ornamento prehispánico para la cabeza procedente de Nariño, Colombia." ("A Conservation Approach to a Gilt Bronze Ornament, pre-Hispanic Period, from Nariño, Colombia.") Boletín Museo del Oro 43 (1997): 68–87.

Cortes, Emilia. Technical analysis of cords in Schorch, Debbie. "The Gold and Silver Necklaces of Wah: A Technical Study of an Unusual Metallurgical Joining Method." In Conservation of Ancient Egyptian Collections, edited by C. Brown, M. Wright and F. Macalister, 127–135; Appendix B. London: Archetype Books, 1996.

Cortes, Emilia. "Historia de la Conservación de textiles arqueológicos en América Latina." ("History of Conservation of archaeological textiles in Latin America.") Boletín Museo del Oro 28 (1990): 93–105.

Cortes, Emilia. "Modelo del depósito para material textil: diseño y ejecución de depósito para material textil del Museo Nacional." ("Model for storage of textile material: design and implementation of storage for textile material in the National Museum.") Restauración HOY: Revista de divulgación, Centro Nacional de Restauración, Instituto Colombiano de Cultura Colcultura 2 (1991): 39–45.

Cortes, Emilia. Así Éramos Así Somos: Textiles y Tintes de Nariño. (So We Were, So We Are: Textiles and Dyes of the Nariño) Bogota: Museo del Oro, 1990.

Cortes, Emilia. "El Desarrollo y la situación actual de la conservación e investigación de textiles precolombinos en Colombia." ("The Development and current state of conservation and research on Pre-Columbian Textiles in Colombia.") In Encuentro Regional de Expertos sobre conservación de Textiles Precolombinos, 54–70. (Regional Meeting of Experts on Conservation of Pre-Columbian Textiles.) Arica, Chile: Getty Conservation Institute, in collaboration with UNDP/UNESCO and Universidad de Tarapacá: 1992.

Cortes, Emilia. "Material Textil-Prevención del deterioro en bienes muebles del patrimonio cultural." ("Textile Material: Prevention of deterioration in movable cultural property.") In Encuentro Regional de Expertos sobre conservación de Textiles Precolombinos, 71–120. (Regional Meeting of Experts on Conservation of Pre-Columbian Textiles.) Arica, Chile: Getty Conservation Institute, in collaboration with UNDP/UNESCO and Universidad de Tarapacá: 1992.

Cortes, Emilia. "La Conservación: un camino a la arqueología textil-El tratamiento, montaje y restauración de tres textiles precolombinos colombianos." ("Conservation: a path to the archaeology of textiles-Treatment, mounting systems for display and restoration of three Pre-Colombian textiles from Colombia.") In Encuentro Regional de Expertos sobre conservación de Textiles Precolombinos, 121–141. (Regional Meeting of Experts on Conservation of Pre-Columbian Textiles.) Arica, Chile: Getty Conservation Institute, in collaboration with UNDP/UNESCO and Universidad de Tarapacá: 1992.

Cortes, Emilia. "Un sistema de ayuda por computador al diseño textile." ("A computer system to assist textile design.") In Encuentro Regional de Expertos sobre conservación de Textiles Precolombinos, 142–163. (Regional Meeting of Experts on Conservation of Pre-Columbian Textiles.) Arica, Chile: Getty Conservation Institute, in collaboration with UNDP/UNESCO and Universidad de Tarapacá: 1992.

Cortes, Emilia. "La enseñanza de la conservación textil, 2 experiencias." ("The teaching of textile conservation, 2 experiences.") In Encuentro Regional de Expertos sobre conservación de Textiles Precolombinos, 164–185. (Regional Meeting of Experts on Conservation of Pre-Columbian Textiles.) Arica, Chile: Getty Conservation Institute, in collaboration with UNDP/UNESCO and Universidad de Tarapacá: 1992.

Cortes, Emilia. "Mantas Muiscas." ("Musical Blankets.") Boletín Museo del Oro 27 (1990): 60–75.

Cortes, Emilia. "Industria Textil Precolombina Colombiana." ("The Pre-Colombian Textile Industry in Colombia.") Boletín Museo del Oro 18 (1987): 99–103.

Cortes, Emilia. Text and visual diagram for a Pre-Columbian textile, Proto-Pasto/Piartal culture. Boletín Museo del Oro 17 (1986): back cover.

Cortes, Emilia. Text and visual diagram, Pre-Columbian textile, Proto-Pasto/Piartal culture. Boletín Museo del Oro 15 (1986): back cover.


Min Sun Hwang
Associate Conservator

Hwang, Min Sun. "Morphological Differences Between Ramie and Hemp: How These Characteristics Developed Different Procedures in Bast Fiber Producing Industry." In Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings — Textiles and Settlement: From Plains Space to Cyber Space. Lincoln, Nebraska: Textile Society of America, 2010. Accessed March 21, 2013:
http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1022&context=tsaconf&seiredir=1#search=%22min%20sun%20hwang%20metropolitan%20museum%22

Hwang, Min Sun, and Elena Phipps. "Thirty Years of Microscope Imaging Technologies in the Textile Conservation Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Textiles Specialty Group Post-prints, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 37th Annual Meeting, 77–88. Los Angeles: A.I.C., 2009.

Hwang, Min Sun. "A Comparative Study of Andongpoh and Musam Hemp: The Production of Two Distinct Qualities of Hemp Cloth in Korea." In Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings — Textiles as Cultural Expressions. Honolulu: Textile Society of America, 2008. Accessed March 21, 2013:
http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1238&context=tsaconf

Hwang, Min Sun. "Contemporary Hemp Weaving in Korea." In Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings — Textile Narratives and Conversations. Toronto: Textile Society of America, 2006. Accessed March 21, 2013:
http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1346&context=tsaconf

Hwang, Min Sun, with Buja Koh. "Korean Hemp: Sambe." In Bast and Leaf Fiber Weaving: Cultural Preservation in the Asia-Pacific Regions, edited by Roy Hamilton, 78–91. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2007.


Kristine Kamiya
Associate Conservator

Kamiya, Kristine M. "Overview of the Ryūkyūs." In The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion: Volume 6 — East Asia, edited by John E. Vollmer, 418 – 428. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.


Janina Poskrobko
Conservator

Poskrobko, Janina. "Sash with Five Flowering Plants" (catalogue entry no. 177). In Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, edited by M. Ekhtiar, P. Soucek, S. Canby, and N. Haidar Najat, 253–254. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011.

Poskrobko, Janina. "The Eighteenth-Century Polish Silk Sash and Its Oriental Prototypes." In Art of Islamic World and the Artistic Relationships between Poland and Islamic Countries: 11th Conference of Polish Institute of the World Art Studies, edited by Beata Biedronska-Slota, Magdalena Ginter-Frolow, and Jerzy Malinowski, 337—346. Cracow: Manggha and Polish Institute of World Art Studies, 2011.

Poskrobko-Strzeciwilk, Janina. "Polish Kontusz Sashes in the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Crossroads of Costume and Textiles in Poland: Papers from the International Conference of the ICOM Costume Committee at the National Museum in Cracow, September 28–October 4, 2003, edited by Beata Biedronska-Slota, 19–34. Cracow: The National Museum, 2005.

Poskrobko, Janina, and J. Czop, B. Dabrowa, J. Holc, M. Obarzanowksi, J. Pietruszewska, K. Piorkowska, M. Sawicki, and H. Szczepanowska, eds. Upholstery +: Abstracts of an Interim Conference Organized by ICOM-Poland, ICOM-CC Leather, Textiles and Wood, Furniture and Lacquer Working Groups and the National Museum, Cracow. Cracow: Jagiellonian University, 2007.

Poskrobko, Janina. "Ochrona Zabytków w województwie białostockim w okresie międzywojennym." ("Preservation of Historical Architecture in the Inter-war Period in Bialystok State, Part I.") Ochrona Zabytków 1 (1989): 13–28.

Poskrobko, Janina. "Ochrona Zabytków w województwie białostockim w okresie międzywojennym." ("Preservation of Historical Architecture in the Inter-war Period in Bialystok State, Part II.") Ochrona Zabytków 3–4 (1989): 238–250.


Kisook Suh
Assistant Conservator

Suh, Kisook. "Conservation of a Safavid Persian Carpet Fragment: Two Different Approaches to Treatment in 1980 and 2010." In Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Ethical Principles and Critical Thinking in Conservation, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 39th Annual Meeting. Philadelphia: A.I.C., 2011. Accessed March 21, 2013:
http://www.conservation-us.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=1515)

Suh, Kisook. "The Documentary Value of Repairs to the Hwarot, the Korean Bridal Robe." In Textile Society of America Symposium Proceedings — Textile Narratives and Conversations, 79–87. Toronto: Textile Society of America, 2006.


Olha Yarema-Wynar
Associate Conservator

Yarema-Wynar, Olha. "Гобелен "Зустріч Давида" з колекції Національного музею мистецтв імені Богдана та Варвари Ханенків.Стан збереження, консервація та експонування." ("The "Meeting of David" tapestry from the collection of the Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Arts. Preservation and conservation.") Праці Центру пам’яткознавства 21 (2012): 166–177.

Yarema-Wynar, Olha. "Ярема-Винар О.С. Дослідження та послідовність етапів консервації гобелена "Збирання манни "(кінець XVI ст) з Метрополітен-музею." ("Research and conservation plan for the "Gathering of Manna" tapestry (End of 16th century, Metropolitan Museum Collection.") Музейний вісник. Науково- теоретичний щорічник 11 (2011): 41–53.

Yarema-Wynar, Olha. Західноєвропейський гобелен, технічні особливості його виконання та принципи музеєфікації. ("Western European tapestries, their technical characteristics.") Праці центру пам'яткознавства : наук 19 (2011): 129–143.

Yarema-Wynar, Olha. "Методи реставрування гобеленів (на базі технологій, розроблених у лабораторіях відділу реставрації текстильних виробів Метрополітен-музею." ("Tapestry conservation methods based on techniques used at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Textile Conservation.") Праці центру пам'яткознавства: наук 18 (2010): 186–196.

Yarema-Wynar, Olha. "Консервація Південнонідерланського Гобелена Середини XV ст: Досвід Дворічної Праці." ("Conservation of mid-15th century tapestries from the Southern Netherlands: A two-year progress report.") Бюлетень 10 (December 2008): 159–61.


Florica Zaharia
Conservator in Charge

Zaharia, Florica. "Safavid Carpets from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection: Conservation and Display," from "Discoveries: New Research on the Collections of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum, Part 3." The Metropolitan Museum of Art video, 2:15:02. April 14, 2012.
http://www.metmuseum.org/metmedia/video/collections/isl/discoveries-symposium-part-3

Zaharia, Florica, co-author with Ana Teodora Zaharia. "Producing, Weaving, and Felting Turcana Wool in the Apuseni Mountains, Romania." In Plying the Trades: Pulling Together in the 21st Century: 8th North American Textile Conservation Conference Pre-prints, 35–52. Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico: NATCC, 2011.

Zaharia, Florica and Dan Walker. "The Emperor’s Carpet" (catalogue entry no. 181). In Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, edited by M. Ekhtiar, P. Soucek, S. Canby, and N. Haidar Najat, 259–261. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011.

Zaharia, Florica. "Tapestry Conservation Symposium Redemption: Tapestry Preservation Past and Present." ICOM-CC Textile Working Group Newsletter 28 (February 2010): 4–9.

Zaharia, Florica. "Installing Tapestry Exhibitions at The Met." Video, 25:08. Posted by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 30, 2013.
http://www.metmuseum.org/metmedia/video/conservation-and-scientific-research/installing-tapestry-exhibitions-at-the-met

Zaharia, Florica. "The Department of Textile Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Textiles Specialty Group Post-prints, American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 37th Annual Meeting, 66–76. Los Angeles: A.I.C., 2009.

Zaharia, Florica. Textile Traditionale din Transilvania Tehnologie si Estetica. (Aesthetic and Technological Considerations Related to the Traditional Wool, Hemp and Linen Textiles made in Some Ethnographic Areas of Transylvania.) Suceava, Romania: Accent Print, 2008.

Zaharia, Florica. "Principiile conservarii patrimoniului textile traditional romanesc." ("Heritage Conservation Principles for Traditional Romanian Textiles.") In In Honorem Ioan Opris: Patrimoniu, Muzeografie, Monumente Istorice, edited by Ion Narcis Dorin and Radu Stefanescu, (In Honor of Ioan Opris: Heritage, Museography, Historical Monuments). 409–29. Brasov, Romania: C2 Design, 2007.

Zaharia, Florica and Midori Sato. "Pressure Mounting Textiles (abstract)." In Upholstery +: Abstracts of an Interim Conference Organized by ICOM-Poland, ICOM-CC Leather, Textiles and Wood, Furniture and Lacquer Working Groups and the National Museum, Cracow, 37–38. Cracow: Jagiellonian University, 2007.

Zaharia, Florica. "Research on Traditional Technology of Hemp Fibers in Apuseni Mountains, Romania." In Centre Internationale d’Etude des Textiles Anciens (CIETA) Bulletin 83 (2006): 76 –85.

Barnett, Ronnee, and Alice Blohm, Kathrin Colburn, Tina Kane, Midori Sato, and Florica Zaharia. "Tapestry Conservation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Tapestry Conservation Principles and Practice, edited by Frances Lennard and Maria Hayward, 155–62. Amsterdam: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

Zaharia, Florica, co-author with Elena Phipps and Nobuko Shibayama. "Conservation and Technical Study of a Colonial Andean Tapestry." In Met Objectives 5 (Spring 2004): 1–6.

Zaharia, Florica, and Maria Toma-Damsa. Hartagani monografie (Monograph of Hartagani). Deva, Romania: Editura Emili, 2001.

Zaharia, Florica. Review of 'Wroughte in Gold and Silk': Preserving the Art of Historic Tapestries, edited by Anita Quye, Kathryn Hallett, and Concha Herrero Carretero (Edinburgh, 2009). Studies in Conservation 58, no. 2 (April 2013), pp. 148–149.

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