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By Kathryn Gill

This good referenced publication presents an amply illustrated booklet on upholstery conservation which discusses and reports the problems regarding the care, interpretation and therapy of upholstered furniture.

Through many good illustrated case reviews the inter-disciplinary collaboration basic to upholstery conservation, and the complicated decision-making procedure fascinated with the therapy of upholstered furnishings, are made glaring. The case histories are contributed via best overseas practitioners within the box and difficulty gadgets and collections within the care of English history, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of paintings and different the world over popular institutions.

Likewise, the members, from either side of the Atlantic, are world-renowned experts and leaders during this quarter of conservation operating for the private and non-private sectors. The case histories, illustrated in color, black and white and in particular ready line drawings, hindrance item therapy and documentation, the conservation of data, the functionality and the artefact. they vary from the documentation of eighteenth century detachable chair covers and the remedy of a 19th century carriage to a 20th century foam-filled chair belonging to a museum.

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