Conserving the Chapel Cushions

by Louise Tompkins

The Dean, Dr James Gardom, recently invited an expert in textiles from the Fitzwilliam Museum to examine the Pembroke College Chapel cushions. The cushions are over 350 years old and are in need of some repairs to stabilise them. For more details about the history of the cushions and the conservation efforts being made to preserve them, you can read Kit’s Blog.