the restoration studio for oriental art on paper and silk
completing six hand scrolls
Japanese brushes for conservation
hinging a six-fold screen
preparing gilded paper
removing old paper linings
retouching with Japanese pigment
attaching silk borders
Facing a painting on silk
a selection of tools
painting on silk (detail)
lining removal using raking light
ancestor portrait
supporting creases
10yr old aged paste in storage
The Restorient Studio, Leiden
attaching paper hinges
completed screens
flaking oyster shell white pigment