In a special series of posts to "Dear Donia," Donia responds to questions from Franklin Habit, the honorary chair of Preservation Week 2017, about his personal collection of textiles and other keepsakes.
If you have your own preservation questions for Donia, please send them to Dear Donia.
Preserving a doily
Q. Dear Donia, What's the best way to preserve a doily made by my great-grandmother? | more
Storing an antique Easter basket cover
Q. Dear Donia, What's the best way to store an antique Easter basket cover? | more
Showcasing vintage promotional cards
Q. Dear Donia, I have vintage promtional cards from yarn manufacturers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. How can I showcase them? | more
Preserving a knitter's notebook
Q. Dear Donia, I have an antique knitter's notebook. How do I preserve it? | more