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Theatre seat textile conservation

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The padded Bowraville theatre seats posed a great challenge for the National Museum's textiles conservators. Here, a seat is cleaned and repaired for display in the exhibition From Little Things Big Things Grow.

Photos: Peter Bucke, Karolina Kilian and Carmela Mollica.

Read more about the conservation of the Bowraville theatre seats

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