THE USE OF SPRAYED POLYVINYL ACETATE RESIN MIXTURES IN THE MOUNTING OF TEXTILES
Paul Himmelstein, & Barbara Appelbaum
Partners, Appelbaum and Himmelstein, 444 Central Park West, New York, New York 10025. Ms. Appelbaum is also Assistant Conservator at the Brooklyn Museum.
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Those adhesives which are applied in a volatile solvent and set as the solvent evaporates.
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Scott, K., “Conservation of a Paracas Mantle,” Bulletin of the American Group of I.I.C.10 (1970), note, p. 159.
In the future, we would probably substitute a polyester net very similar to crepeline, available from Talas.
All cotton fabrics were washed several times in hot water before use.
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Scott, K., “New Treatment for an old textile problem,” Bulletin of the American Institute for ConservationXIV (1974), pp. 168–170.