JANIE LIGHTFOOT TEXTILES

Conservation and Restoration Studio

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Silk Compound Twill Fragment, 12th-13th Century

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Before Treatment

During Treatment

After Treatment

  • Removed from card and linen backing

  • Gel poultice used to remove adhesive residue

  • Adhesive support using conservation adhesive and Stabiltex (polyester crepeline)

  • Stitched to a custom made conservation grade padded board