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

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, … Continue reading