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What are we doing to save New York State's Battle Flags?

flag in a humidity chamber
Textile conservators carefully manipulate the fabric to help realign the fabric. This can be done in a humidity chamber using a small, controlled amount of humidity. This reduces stresses in the fabric and makes it easier to read the information on the flag.

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: March 6, 2006
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/btlflags/conservation/conservationDoingChamber.htm

 
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