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.

part |2 pages

Part Two: Documentation and analysis of materials

part |2 pages

Part Three: Cleaning

chapter 7|3 pages

Comments on tapestry wet cleaning

ByDavid Howell

chapter 8|6 pages

A brief history of tapestry wet cleaning systems at the Victoria and Albert Museum

ByFrances Hartog, Albertina Cogram

chapter 11|8 pages

Non-aqueous cleaning

ByFrances Lennard

chapter |40 pages

Part Four: Treatment options

chapter |24 pages

(b) Image reintegration

chapter |38 pages

(c) Different approaches

part |2 pages

Part Five: Maintenance and display

chapter 27|7 pages

Maintenance and first aid Ksynia Marko

chapter 28|6 pages

Removing large tapestry hangings from display Ksynia Marko

ByFiona Hutton, Frances Lennard

chapter 29|10 pages

Ephemeral or permanent: environmental decisions for textiles

ByBoris Pretzel

part |2 pages

Part Six: Current research projects

chapter 31|8 pages

Mechanical testing and its role in the condition assessment of tapestries

ByMelin Sahin, Alan Chambers, Leonidas Dokos, Janice Dulieu-Barton, Jacqueline Earl, Dinah Eastop, Frances Lennard

chapter |6 pages

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