Painting made of paper, silk.
- Found/Acquired: Tawang
- (Asia,India,Arunachal Pradesh,Tawang District,Tawang)
- Height: 61 centimetres
- Width: 58 centimetres
- Depth: 3 centimetres (of the batons)
- Weight: 200 grammes
2009 Apr 13 (end), BM G91, 'Between Tibet and Assam'
5 September 2008
Secure split in textile border.
Painting overall sound but quite cockled. Discussed condition with Sara Burdett; no treatment necessary.Small hole circa 1 cm square in brocade fabric borders at bottom LH corner caused by burn. Above this also in LH bottom quarter is a c 5 cm and a 3cm long slit in the brocade. The brocade fabric is also beginning to split all along the join with the bottom pole.
Hole and slits strengthened by the provision of a support patch of dyed silk crepeline fabric secured in place using Beva 371 adhesive film, heat set with spatula iron. The patch and adhesive film had to be inserted through the split as reverse covered by lining fabric. The splitting at the base pole was not treated as access difficult and would require overlay. The lining provided structural support and the pole was not likely to become detached.
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Object reference number: EAS31486
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