Gentle Arts

Gentle Arts Complete Antique Textile Service


It meant the world to me to see her walk down the aisle in our family veil... I am so grateful to Gentle Arts for restoring it.


about us


Gentle Arts Complete Antique Textile Service represents more than 40 years of experience. Our clients include private collectors , historic house museums, state museums, university collections, interior designers, auction houses and insurance companies.


Bryce Reveley, a textile specialist for appraisal, restoration, and conservation of antique fibers and clothing , has studied at the American Institute of Textile Arts, the Smithsonian Institute, the Cooper- Hewitt Museum, Winterthur Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, the English Lace School, the university of London, Musee des Arts Decorative, and Musee Dior in Paris. She has served on the national board the Costume Society of America and is also a member of the Costume Society of the U.K. She has held the position of Curator of Costumes, Textiles, and Mardi Gras at the Louisiana State Museum. Most recently, she attended New York University's program in Fine and Decorative Arts Appraisal. Currently, she is the textile consultant for William Doyle Auction Gallery and is a regular textile appraiser for the Antiques Road Show.

What makes Gentle Arts so unique is their water table. It is able to clean fragile textiles thoroughly and gently.


Our Services


Wet Cleaning
Dry Cleaning Available
Laboratory with Wash Table
Framing Services Available
Consultation and Exhibit Planning Services
Collections Surveys
Appraisal for Fair Market Value, Insurance or Donation


Gentle Arts also offers a licensed appraiser certified by the American Society of Appraisers.



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Photo Gallery & Before and After


Photo Gallery


Before and After






We can be reached via phone at 504.895.5628 or via email at

Hours are Monday- Friday 10-4 or by appointment


We are located at 1833 Jena Street New Orleans, La 70115


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