Mary-Lou E. Florian, Dale Paul Kronkright,
and Ruth E. Norton
350 pages
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This teaching guide cover the identification, deterioration, and conservation of artifacts made from plant materials. Detailed information on plant anatomy, morphology, and development, focusing on information useful to the conservator in identifying plant fibers are described, as well as the processing, construction, and decorative techniques commonly used in such artifacts. A final chapter provides a thorough discussion of conservation, preservation, storage, and restoration methods. This is a valuable resource to conservators and students alike.

How to Cite this Work
Florian, Mary-Lou E., Dale Paul Kronkright, and Ruth E. Norton. 1990. The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials. Marina del Rey, CA: Getty Conservation Institute.