JAIC 1997, Volume 36, Number 3, Article 9 (pp. 263 to 267)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1997, Volume 36, Number 3, Article 9 (pp. 263 to 267)

PAPER-BASED SUPPORTS

HUGH PHIBBS


ABSTRACT—Paper can be a very effective support material for housing objects. Historically, works of art and artifacts on paper have been stored in paper enclosures with great success. If housings are properly designed, paper can also be used to store small objects. Papers are available in a wide variety of weights, textures, and chemical compositions. They can be used with different adhesives to create inexpensive, conformal supports that can be tailored to the physical and chemical needs of the object. Designs are described here for scrolls, mixed collections, fans, and objects with fragile edges and irregular lower surfaces.
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Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPECIFIC DESIGNS
3. CONCLUSIONS
a: Author Information
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