Textile Conservator (York County, PA, USA)

Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques, Inc.

Leading authority in antique American flags and political textiles, who also operates a very busy textile conservation business, seeks full-time, on-site conservator. Applicants should have an advanced degree in art conservation with an emphasis in textiles and should be highly skilled at sewing and exceptional at color matching. Persons with strong skills in detailed painting preferred for creating underlay patches behind printed textiles with loss. This is an on-site position with daytime hours, but with a limited amount of occasional overtime and weekends.

We are the largest dealers in antique flags and for going on 18 years have conserved and framed thousands of examples.

This position offers competitive pay, based upon experience, health insurance, paid vacation time, and paid holidays. Located in the greater Gettysburg/Harrisburg area of South-Central Pennsylvania (USA), just over an hour from Baltimore, less than 2 hrs. from DC, 2 hrs. from Philly, and 3 hrs. from NYC.

We may be hiring another staff person in the near future, so if you encounter this posting after you presume it to be filled, always feel free to make contact with us.

Contact Jeff Bridgman at (717) 676-0545, or email us at info@jeffbridgman.com.