One of the advantages of treating general collections material is the similarity of treatments that can be performed en mass. This not only expedites and streamlines completion of tasks but enhances the conservator's work experience by offering a chance to practice speed and set time goals for large groups of material.
Here is my colleague Stephanie getting ready to place down inner tissue hinges after completing basic cloth rebacks. As you see she has pre-cut the tissue so now all she has to do is paste them in.
It’s rewarding to see the finished set!
Written by Deborah Howe