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Los Angeles County
Museum of Art               TIBETAN THANKA SURVEY PROJECT 1990-91

M#_____________________ TITLE______________________________________
CC#____________________ DATE/ORIGIN________________________________
IMAGE SIZE H(________in/________cm) X W(________in/________cm)
ART OF TIBET_______ ART OF NEPAL_______  MEDIUM____________________
PRESENT LOCATION___________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
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CONDITION   Supports
_____Framed ________________________________________________________
_____Mounted________________________________________________________
_____Dowels ________________________________________________________
_____Other  ________________________________________________________
_____Verso  ________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
PAINTING    Discoloration
_____General Darkening______________________________________________
_____Surface Soiling________________________________________________
_____Faded__________________________________________________________
_____Stains_________________________________________________________
_____Retouching/ Repainting_________________________________________
_____Water Damage___________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
PAINTING    Structural
_____Active flaking_________________________________________________
_____Losses____Holes________________________________________________
_____Burnishing_____________________________________________________
_____Tears__________________________________________________________
_____Thinning_______________________________________________________
_____Creases____Folds____Dents______________________________________
_____Distortion_____________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
STORAGE                         Location            Change to
_____Framed_________________________________________________________
_____Rolled_________________________________________________________
_____Flat___________________________________________________________

Survey Date_____________________Conservator_________________________

Los Angeles County
Museum of Art               TIBETAN THANKA SURVEY PROJECT

M#_____________________ TITLE______________________________________________

ANALYTICAL DATA
Fiber Information           Yarn Count | Spin |  Ply |  Location of sample
                             ---------------------------------------------
Samples     Horizontal      |          |      |      |                    |
            Vertical        |          |      |      |                    |
                             ---------------------------------------------
Warp/Weft known?
Brocade Observations_______________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
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PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION
_____Regular B & W _____Raking ____UV ____IR ____Verso ___Detail(s)________
_____Slides  _____Raking _____UV ______Verso _____Detail(s)________________
_____Special Instructions/Observations_____________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
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RECOMMENDATIONS

Storage

Display

Treatments

PRIORITIES              STORAGE       1  2  3  4
                        CONSERVATION  1  2  3  4
                        CURATORIAL    1  2  3  4

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