Services

On-Site & In-Situ Services

  • Object and collections assessment survey and consultation
  • Conservation treatment recommendations and project estimates
  • Preventative conservation collections care
  • Inventory, cataloging, object tracking database documentation
  • Archival collection storage and housing
  • Exhibit design and installation
  • Integrated pest management and mold abatement
  • Workshop, training seminars, and lecture presentations

In-Studio Services

  • Conservation, restoration, cleaning and repair
  • Fiber, dye, pigment and materials analysis
  • Acid/alkaline pH stabilization
  • Specialty display mount fabrication
  • Custom object support structures
  • Condition reports and digital photo documentation
  • Certified ASA appraisals and object research
  • Insurance claims and recovery

Environmental Management, Monitoring and Remediation

  • Emergency disaster planning and recovery
  • Mold, microbial and pest infestations
  • Fire, smoke and soot damage
  • Relative Humidity (RH%), Relative Temperature (RT°) and Dew Point monitoring
  • CO2 Anoxia Abatement – encapsulations and modules
  • Dry vacuum and flash freezing

Types of Objects and Origins, Including:

  • Asian
  • European
  • Oriental
  • Ethnographic
  • Indigenous
  • Americana
  • Tapestry
  • Costume
  • Embroidery, needlepoint, lace and appliqué
  • Basketry and natural fibers
  • Leather, hide, and animal Fur
  • Complex furniture and upholstery
  • Polychrome, plaster and gilt
  • Historic and period frames
  • Hand and loom woven carpets and textiles
  • Quilts and flags
  • Native american, tribal and beadwork
  • Rare books
  • Other mixed material ephemera

All work is performed according to the Code of Ethics, Guidelines, and Standards of Practice of The American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

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