Category Archives: reparation

Louis XIV Chest, 2, Pest Infestations

The chest of drawers is a seventeenth century French Louis XIV, shown above after treatment in its full glory. We continue from the previous post on the Louis XIV Chest, 1, Woodworking. This post covers samples of treatment for pest infestation. … Continue reading

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Textile Conservation: Victorian Tea Cosy, 5, Beading

Continuing from our earlier post on searching for beads… This post, harder repairs. Side “A” had many more difficult repairs. Below is an example of what I shared with our client regarding the worst of her issues on the tea … Continue reading

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Textile Conservation: Victorian Tea Cosy, 4, Beading

I started on the easier side, “B” from the previous post, but now I move to the side that is far more damaged, side “A”. Note: These images are not in chronological order in this post. We will cover some … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Chest, 1, Woodworking

The chest of drawers is a seventeenth century French Louis XIV, shown above after treatment in its full glory. The drawers are wide and deep, and one can imagine a wealthy woman having a lovely chest to place long full … Continue reading

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Flax Wheel

This is a family heirloom, a spinning wheel made for spinning flax. Our client inherited the wheel and wanted the small piece broken repaired. It is unlikely that it will be used again, but it has to be strong enough … Continue reading

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JBC: White Patriotic Jumper Treatment, Finish Preparation

Our White Patriotic Jumper had treatment of: Treatment, Tail, Part I; Treatment, Tail, Part II, Treatment, Tail, Part III, Treatment, Knees and Thighs, Treatment, Belly Split. When these repairs were completed, we could prep surface repairs and finish. The White … Continue reading

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JBC: White Patriotic Jumper Treatment, Belly Split

Our White Patriotic Jumper has repairs to be made on the tail, the tail-to-leg connection, all four legs, and his belly. When these repairs are completed, we will treat surface repairs and finish. The White Patriotic Jumper is a sample … Continue reading

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