Academic thesis

Ana Gürschner Vidart: Possibilities and limitations of the conservation of leather with Polyethylene Glycol as a component of a composite object Back
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Abstract: The problem of the consolidation of composite
objects is well known, as one often has to decide
on certain components with regard to the
consolidation. The objective of this bachelor's
thesis is to focus on one of the organic
components of a wet-stored object and to
examine its already conserved condition. The
object dealt with here is a baroque child's coffin
excavated at Schlossplatz Berlin. The coffin
consists of a wooden base frame covered with
textiles and leather and decorated with gilded
rivets. This was conserved with various PEGs
after recovery. The main focus of the work will be
on the leather, objectively analysing its current


  • academic institution: Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin
  • kind of theses:  Bachelorarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. phil Alexandra Jeberien
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Dr. phil Alexandra Jeberien
  • date:  2020

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