BPG East Asian Scrolls
Book and Paper Group Wiki > East Asian Scrolls
This page contains information on the materials, structure, and conservation treatment of East Asian scrolls, including hanging scrolls and handscrolls from China, Japan, Korea, or other East Asian countries. See also East Asian Book Formats.
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BPG East Asian Scrolls. 2023. Book and Paper Group Wiki. American Institute for Conservation (AIC). Accessed June 6, 2023. https://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/BPG_East_Asian_Scrolls
Terminology[edit | edit source]
Handling[edit | edit source]
In the videos below, conservators demonstrate safe handling of Chinese and Japanese handscrolls.
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art. 2010. "Safe Handling Practice for Chinese Handscrolls" and "Safe Handling Practices for Japanese Handscrolls."
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History of This Page[edit | edit source]
This page was created in August 2020.
|Paper Conservation Topics|
Surface Cleaning · Hinge, Tape, and Adhesive Removal · Washing · Sizing and Resizing · Bleaching · Enzymes · Chelating Agents · Alkalization and Neutralization · Humidification · Consolidation, Fixing, and Facing · Backing Removal · Mending · Filling of Losses · Drying and Flattening · Lining · Inpainting
|Book Conservation Topics|
|Structural Elements of the Book||
Endpapers · Endbands · Sewing and Leaf Attachment · Book Boards · Board Attachment · Book Decoration · Fastenings and Furniture
Washing of Books · Alkalinization of Books · Leaf Attachment and Sewing Repair · Board Reattachment · Use of Leather in Book Conservation
Animal Skin and Leather · Cloth Bookbinding · Paper Bookbinding · Parchment Bookbinding
Bookbinding Traditions by Region or Culture · East Asian Book Formats · Ethiopian Bindings · Greek-Style Bindings · Western African Books and Manuscripts