Met’s Head Costume Conservator on her Career Path

Sarah Scaturro, head conservator for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has revealed her intense path to her highly-desirable profession. In an interview by Artnet, she explained her university education of Italian and ancient history at the University of Colorado Boulder followed by a Masters in fashion and textile studies at New … Read more

Shipwreck Treasure: Reconstructing 17th Century Stockings

17th century stuart stockings silk

In 2014 the Texel shipwreck revealed some incredible 1640s treasures including a gown belonging to a very wealthy woman. But for some the most exciting find was less grand. A pair of unworn silk stockings was found in the same pile of muddy rags that held the gown, an embroidered velvet purse and a Bible … Read more