Conservation of Textiles, Bone and Ivory
|Publisher:||AGAM KALA PRAKASHAN, DELHI|
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This is the book which was intended to come in two separate titles but I had to publish it in a joint title namely "Conservation of Textiles, Bone and Ivory" for reasons not in my control. We have first to understand them in totality and know how these have been made, what materials have been used in them, how the various parameters of our tropical environment affect them and start their decay process. We try our best to restore them very near to their original aesthetic look without adding much un compatible but reversible materials so that they do not look new but well cared by the present scientific approach and attitude.
A.S. Bisht is one of the top most conservation Experts in India who has six books and more than 200 papers to his credit dealing in the conservation of cultural property. After publishing "Challenges in Conservation of Indian Miniatures (1995), Conservation Science (2003), Scientific Aspects of Heritage Study (2004), Conservation of Indian Miniatures and Illustrated Manuscripts (2008), Conservation of Wooden Objects (2009), and now the Conservation of Textiles, Bone & Ivory (2010), show his wide interests in conservation of cultural property. He joined the ASI, Chemistry branch in September 1954 and later was selected by the National Museum for its Conservation Department in 1958. In 1960 he was selected to travel to Australia for his post graduate study under the commonwealth Scholarship Programme and completed the study as per programme.
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