Labelling Collection Items

close up of hand holding needle and thread with a small soft toy

Applying a 'sewn in tag' to a textile based object

Knowing how to attach item number labels to objects is an important part of avoiding damaging collections.  ‘Sewn in tag’, ‘varnish and ink’ and other techniques are appropriate depending on the object. Find out what methods to use and how to use them in this video from the Western Australian Museum.