Rita Udina. Paper & Book conservation and restoration
Conservation of parchment codex with wooden boards
Owner: Sant Martí Sarroca council (Barcelona, Spain).
Object: Manuscripted codex, with parchment sheets and wooden boards covered with leather. 16th century score with gregorian songs from the chapel Sant Pere ad Vincula of the Vernet tower.
Damages: Mold, woodworm and rat losses, mutilation, Infecció i floritures, llacunes per rosegadors, corcs, mutilacions, failure of the sewing, loss of the locks and other elements, abrasion of the leather, wrinkles on the parchment sheets.
Conservation treatment: Mold treatment, cleaning, flattening of the parchment sheets, sewing, leather conservation treatment, restitution of the lost locks and treatment of the old remnants, bookbinding on the original covers…