HECOL 576 - Textile Analysis and Care

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1.5)

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Deterioration and preservation of modern and historical textiles are investigated. Macro and microscopic evidence are combined with theories of fibre degradation and textile soiling to identify the causes of wear, discoloration and failure during the normal use, care and storage of textiles. Theory related to the cleaning of textiles will include detergency, bleaching, dry-cleaning and specialized procedures for historical textiles. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Normally offered in alternate years. Not to be taken if credit received for HECOL 476.

Fall Term 2022

Lectures

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LECTURE A1
(35715)
5
2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (HEB B-10)
Primary Instructor: Jane Batcheller

Labs

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LAB D1
(35716)
5
2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
H 15:30 - 16:50 (HEB B-10)
Primary Instructor: Jane Batcheller