International Perspectives on Textile Conservation

International Perspectives on Textile Conservation

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It briefly outlines the kinds of carpet that come in to be conserved and then describes the methods used to wet clean carpets, the ... Most of the carpets are composed of a linen or wool warp and a linen weft with a wool pile. ... It has been especially successful recently with carpets that have come into the workshop heavily stained with dog urine. Flood washing enabled this to be forced out of the carpet while eliminating the risk of the carpet soaking in an acidic bath or the urine beinganbsp;...

Title:International Perspectives on Textile Conservation
Author:Ágnes Tímár-Balázsy, Dinah Eastop
Publisher:Archetype Publications - 1998


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