Portfolio Tag: Stain

Mat Burn

The acidity present in bad quality mats and other framing materials can cause serious damages to the artwork. This alteration is commonly known as mat burn. In this case, this print by the Spanish artist Picasso was completely disfigured by the stains that the mat caused. Even if not always is necessary to wash the…
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Tape Stain Removal

Tape Stains are caused by the migration of the adhesive from self-adhesive tape into the fibers of the paper.  Tape stain removal is a very complicated operation that requires a high level of skill. The first operation was to remove the carrier and mass of adhesive as much as possible. The residual adhesive was then reduced with the…
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