|Title||Curating Semi-Synthetic and Synthetic Fibres and Fabrics 2022|
This is a peer reviewed resource to improve the documentation and interpretation of collections and make them accessible to the widest audience. It also is a stand-alone guide for basic synthetic textile identification.
The guide focuses on garments made of fibres known as semi-synthetic and synthetic. All fibres have been classified as either 'natural' (e.g., cotton and silk), 'synthetic' (e.g., nylon and acrylic) or semi-synthetic (e.g., viscose rayon and acetate rayon).
The guide is the result of a collaboration between the Dress and Textiles Specialists (DATS), led by the Victoria and Albert Museum and Glasgow Museums, and the Plastics Subject Specialist Network (PSSN), led by the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDIP).
|Published online||Jul 2022|
|Date||01 Jul 2022|
|Publisher||Dress and Textile Specialists|
|Plastics Subject Specialist Network|
|Web address (URL)||https://dressandtextilespecialists.org.uk/toolkits/curating-semi-synthetic-and-synthetic-fibres-and-fabrics|
|Funder||Art Fund Curatorial Network Grant|
|British Plastics Federation|
|Worshipful Company of Horners|
|Plastics Historical Society|
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