Members Exclusive: Conserving and Displaying Fashion at the NGV

Thu 20 Aug, 12pm
Online

Unravel layers of fashion to discover how NGV conservators prepare and display pieces on mannequins with historically perfect silhouettes.

NGV’s Senior Conservator Skye Firth, and Textiles Display Specialist Ellen Doyle share the process of getting just the right flare of the skirt, and the intriguing structures of underpinnings many people never have the chance to see.

Speakers

Skye Firth, Senior Conservator, Textiles, NGV
Ellen Doyle, Textile Display Specialist, NGV