Tapestry Conservation: Principles and Practice

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Routledge, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 247 pages
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Tapestry Conservation: Principles and Practice explores current practice and recent research in tapestry conservation, promoting awareness of recent developments among conservators and custodians of tapestries. The book facilitates more informed conservation practice and decision-making, and helps custodians to select the most appropriate method of intervention.

* The first major publication on tapestry conservation for over a decade
* Covers both traditional and innovative conservation methods
* Written by highly regarded experts from the UK, Europe and USA
 

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Contents

Documentation and analysis of materials
37
Cleaning
57
Treatment options
89
Maintenance and display
191
Current research projects
223

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Maria Hayward is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and a Professor in Early Modern European History at the University of Southampton, UK.

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