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Ines Scholz: Two Central Asian silk fabrics from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Investigation, documentation and conservation Back
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Abstract: This paper deals with the specific problems that appeared during the conservation of two Central Asian silk fabrics from the 6th-7th century.
After a short introduction damages on both textiles are described in detail. Different scientific examination methods were carried out to identify and characterize materials and additional products. Based on these results a conservation concept was established.
Wax stains on one of these silk fabrics were removed by solvent treatment on a suction table. Both objects were treated by wet cleaning and were pressure mounted for display and storage.


  • academic institution: Abegg-Stiftung
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Dr. Regula Schorta
  • assistant Tutor:  Marcel Halbeisen
  • date:  2003
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  174
  • pictures:  101
Ines Scholz

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