Tapestry Conservation: Principles and Practice
Frances Lennard, Maria Hayward
Routledge, Aug 11, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 280 pages
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.
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