Profile

Ms. Margaret Geiss-Mooney

Costume/Textile Conservator in Private Practice

Pronouns

She/Her/Hers

Specializations

Specializations and interests (if any) are listed here. Edit in My Profile.

Objects

  • Archaeological Objects
  • Decorative Arts
  • Dolls
  • Ethnographic Objects
  • Folk Arts
  • Historic/Technical Objects

Materials

  • Feathers
  • Fibers
  • Leather/Skin
  • Modern/Contemporary
  • Plastics/Synthetics/Rubber
  • Reeds/Grasses
  • Textiles

Textiles

  • Archaeological Textiles
  • Blankets and Quilts
  • Costumes/Accessories
  • Embroidery/Lace
  • Ethnographic Textiles
  • Flags/Banners
  • Flat Textiles (collection samples)
  • Tapestry/Carpets
  • Textiles (General)
  • Upholstery

Skills/Services

  • Analysis
  • Collections Management
  • Conservation Education
  • Conservation Planning
  • Conservation Science
  • Consultation-General
  • Documentation
  • Emergency Planning
  • Emergency Recovery
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Examination
  • Exhibit Consultation
  • Packing/Shipping
  • Pest Control
  • Preventive Conservation
  • Storage Design
  • Surveys-General
  • Surveys-Object Specific
  • Treatment

Job History

Costume/Textile Conservator and Collections Management Consultant
In Private Practice
Petaluma, CA, United States
September 1979 - present

Asian Art Museum
Assistant Conservator (Textiles)
San Francisco, CA, United States
June 1998 - January 2006

Honors and Awards

Honorary Member
Bay Area Art Conservation Guild (BAACG)
2006