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Conservators in the National Museum's paper and textiles lab work on a wide range of objects, from the commonplace – such as newspapers, photographs and clothing – through to quite valuable objects and those with strong personal or historic connections.

Delicate fibres: paper and textiles conservation 7:58

Conservator Carmela Mollica on fabrics conservation and conservator Jess Wignell on treating and handling paper-based objects.

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