The Indianapolis Museum of Art was one of the first art institutions in the United States to collect textiles, starting in 1888. Preserving Textiles, authored by Harold F. Mailand and Dorothy Stites Alig, addresses textile conservation for the non-specialist. Topics such as textile labeling, environmental concerns, mounting, exhibiting, and storage are all covered. Softcover: 92 pages with color photographs. Dimensions: 6.5 x 9.5".