Talk:BPG Animal Skin and Leather
In 2000 and 2011, surveys were conducted of leather conservation practices in common use in conservation labs (St. John 2000, and Teper and Straw 2011). [Note, these links should work once they are added to the main content page]. These practices included the use of
- repair materials (new leather, Japanese paper, western papers, book cloth, and other cloth)
- techniques (tissue hinges, linen hinges, board tacketing, board slotting, and sewing support extensions)
- adhesives used (paste, methylcellulose, PVA, Lascaux 498 and 360HV, gelatin, and hide glue)
- toning (aniline dye, acrylic, watercolors, etc.)
- surface treatments (SC6000, Renaissance Wax, Klucel G, red rot cocktail, leather dressing)
- Hebert, Henry and Marieka Kaye, moderators. 2018. "Pre-Meeting Symposium: The Current Use of Leather in Book Conservation." The Book and Paper Group Annual 37.