Due to its accessibility, paper has been widely used as a support for works of art in an extended variety of media, including watercolors, pastels, drawings and all kind of art prints such as lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, silk screens, etc.; as well as cultural ephemera ranging from documents and maps to wallpaper. Because of its own nature, it is also very susceptible to damage due to environmental factors and mishandling. Nevertheless, there are a wide range of conservation and restoration treatments (mending tears, infilling losses, stain reduction inpainting, etc.) capable of returning the damaged item to a stage in which it can be valued and appreciated again.