Cleaning of Wooden Gilded Surfaces is a multiyear project to address the challenges presented by the cleaning of wooden gilded surfaces and to identify appropriate treatment options. It builds on research carried out by scientists and conservators at the Getty Conservation Institute and other institutions on other sensitive surfaces such as acrylic painted surfaces. The project encompasses research on cleaning systems targeted to these decorative surfaces, development of a workshop series to be offered internationally, didactic material to be shared with the field, and a professional network of experts. Read More

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