What is the proper way to label an object?

To manage effective marking and labelling in a museum, it is important to have an organized ‘kit’ or box of equipment at hand. In these videos, a conservator reviews the materials you will need and the techniques used to label different types of objects.

Materials & Techniques

The Contents of a Museum Labelling and Marking Kit: A Collections Care How To Guide

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Labelling and marking paper objects in museum collections

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Labelling and marking textiles in museum collections

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Marking museum objects using the starch paste method

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