Is a combination of one or more processes necessary to rehabilitate an item from prolonged deterioration.
Some of these applications include, staining, cleaning, gilding, surfacing, mounting, cutting, deacidification, stretching, varnishing sewing, retouching and casting.
Assessments – when multiple processes are beneficial to the restoration of an item (s), these details are documented in order to clarify the work stages required so budget approval is established.
Prep Work – generally this procedure is essential when dismantling or removing deteriorated materials. Safe and strategic handling practices become priorities so that original elements not be compromised.