Monthly Archives: January 2018

Silk Conservation (2010)

Condition Assessment: Problems : The silk flag to be treated was very old and hence had deteriorated a lot by intrinsic as well as extrinsic factors. It was shattering at the slightest handling. The major deteriorating factors have been: Silk being naturally susceptible to fast ageing, gets embrittled leading to splits and tears, and eventually…

Basic Management Requirements for Conservation of Tangible Heritage

Conservation of the National Heritage of our country is a very comprehensive study area and can be better dealt with if we take it up at state levels and then pick up the common as well as the unique areas for different states. What to preserve/conserve? Structures : Monuments, Memorials and certain landscapes Museums: various…