Semi limp vellum binding conservation

Owner: Private collection. Object: Semi limp vellum binding. 17th-18th century. Damages: Parchment loss on the spine, locks were lost too. Some synthethic glue adhered in the front cover, under the parchment tears. Structural damages Conservation treatment: Repair of the structural … Continue reading

Mould treatment and conservation of archive holdings

Owner: Diputació de Barcelona. Object: Archive holdings damaged by mold. Damages: Losses and stains due to mold and insects. Cockling, stains, dirt. Conservation treatment: Mold treatment, cleaning, consolidation of damaged areas. Re-binding of the damaged books. Conservators: Pere Sacot, Anna Ferrer, Tuuli Jõesaar, Rita … Continue reading