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Denyse Montegut

Fashion Institute of Technology
Professor
New York, NY
Denyse Montegut is Full Professor and Chair of the Fashion and Textile Studies masters degree program at the Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY) where she has directed the academic evolution of the program since 1996 and taught conservation science courses since 1991. She received her BA in Art History with a minor in Mathematics from Brooklyn College, and holds an MA in Art History and a Certificate in Conservation from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She is ABD in art conservation research at the University of Delaware, where her work centered on the authentication of thirteenth-century printed textile fragments. Her publications range over a number of historical and technical subjects and include Examination of metal threads from some XV/XVI century Italian textiles by scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray spectrometry, Moth or Mollusc? A technical examination of Byssus fibers, The Characterization and Identification of Faux Suede Materials, and Characterization of Morphological and Optical Properties of Regenerated Protein Fibers, 1938-1960. She has also taught specialty workshops and lectured at NYU over the years.

Denyse also has a small private conservation business and is the consulting textile conservator for the Guggenheim Museum. She has been a pioneer in the creation of fashion archives having set up the one for Calvin Klein as early as 1996. She continues to consult for start-up archives. Denyse is a member of the American Institute for Conservation and the Textile Society of America.
Thursday, May 31
 

8:20am

9:00am

9:30am

10:00am

11:00am

11:30am

12:00pm

2:00pm

2:30pm

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4:00pm

4:30pm

6:30pm

9:00pm

 
Friday, June 1
 

7:30am

8:30am

9:00am

9:30am

10:30am

2:00pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

5:45pm

7:30pm

 
Saturday, June 2
 

10:00am

10:30am

11:00am

11:30am

2:00pm

2:30pm

3:00pm

3:30pm

4:00pm

4:30pm