Historic Textile and Paper Materials II: Conservation and Characterization

Historic Textile and Paper Materials II: Conservation and Characterization

by S. Haig Zeronian
     
 

ISBN-10: 0841216835

ISBN-13: 9780841216839

Pub. Date: 05/28/1989

Publisher: American Chemical Society

This new volume provides a comprehensive critical review of the different methods for paper and textile conservation with emphasis on the latest research in the field. Divided into three sections, the chapters of this volume cover conservation and degradation of textiles, characterization and preservation of textiles, and conservation, degradation, and

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Overview

This new volume provides a comprehensive critical review of the different methods for paper and textile conservation with emphasis on the latest research in the field. Divided into three sections, the chapters of this volume cover conservation and degradation of textiles, characterization and preservation of textiles, and conservation, degradation, and characterization of paper. Of particular interest is an examination of silk fabric degradation through analysis of samples taken from flags in the National Museum of American History.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841216839
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
ACS Symposium Series
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Permanence and Alkaline-Neutral Papermaking
Critical Evaluation of Mass Deacidification Processes for Book Preservation
Graft Polymerization: A Means of Strengthening Paper and Increasing the Life Expectancy of Cellulosic Archival Material
Damaging Effects of Visible and Near-Ultraviolet Radiation on Paper
The Effect of Variations in Relative Humidity on the Accelerated Aging of Paper
A Re-examination of Paper Yellowing and the Kubelka-Munk Theory
The Stabilization of Silk to Light and Heat: Screening of Stabilizers
The Conservation of Silk with Parylene-C
Historic Silk Flags from Harrisburg
Long-Term Stability of Cellulosic Textiles: Effect of Alkaline Deacidifying Agents on Naturally Aged Cellulosic Textiles
Heat-Induced Aging of Linen
Treatment of Tapa Cloth with Special Reference to the Use of the Vacuum Suction Table
Identification of Red Madder and Insect Dyer by Thin-Layer Chromatography
Ultraviolet and Infrared Analyses of Artificially Aged Cellophane Film
Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging in Cotton Textiles by Fourier Transform Reflection-Absorption Infrared Spectroscopy

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