Volume 13, 2006
Laura K. Kidd
“A splendid and beautiful Silk Flag”: Restoring and Remembering America’s History Stitch by Stitch
The conservation of a 1913 U.S. flag that originally belonged to Worthen Post No. 128 of the Grand Army of the Republic in Murphysboro, Illinois, provides a case study in complementary interventive and investigative conservation methods. “Before” and “after” images demonstrate the success of the project.