Tag Archives: Canvas

Consolidation

In the case of paintings conservation, Consolidation is the treatment that aims to stabilize degraded or weakened areas by introducing and adhesive, also called a consolidant, capable of holding them together.
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Agarose Gels at work

Agarose is definitely one more gadget to include in our current practice as conservators. It is easy to handle, gives us a lot of control over the treatment and it can be really helpful with both overall and spot treatments.
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Stretcher Keys – How to use them

Stretcher keys are the thin, triangular wooden wedges that are hammered into the slots located at the inner corners of the stretchers, in order to tighten the canvas by expanding the own stretcher. How do the stretcher keys work? Do we place the keys properly? Find the answers here.
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Thread by Thread Tear Repair on Torn Canvas Supports

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_text] Thread by Thread Tear Repair is a state of the art technique for repairing tears aiming to reestablish the continuity of the fabric weave, while also preserving the original texture of the painting. Thread by thread tear repair was developed in opposition to the quite invasive lining or patching techniques, following…
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