What's the Damage?
From accidental water damage to the accumulation of everyday dirt, numerous types of damage can mar works on paper. Most types of damage to paper items can be repaired or improved with professional expertise. Click below for more information on some of the types of damage that affect paper objects.
Works on paper often become brittle with age due to the original composition of the paper or exterior contact with acidic materials. Once brittle, items are at risk for tears and losses whenever handled. Conservators can determine the most appropriate method to address brittle paper items.