Topkapi Textiles

Paul Hepworth

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York NY 10003

Paul Hepworth is an American paper and textile conservator, living in Istanbul, who holds an M.A. in Art History and Advanced Certificate in Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts. Most notably, Paul  conserved the Topkapi textiles for the exhibition during the 2007 ICOC in Istanbul. Paul will discuss the work on the Topkapi textiles, as well as other related textile conservation.