2023 | Volume Thirty

Proceedings of Objects and joint Objects + Paintings Specialty Group Sessions
51st Annual Meeting – Jacksonville; 16-20 May 2023

Conservation in the Age of Environmental, Social, and Economic Climate Change

Edited by Raina Chao, Aliza Taft, Julie Unruh, and Sarah Waddell, with Madeleine Neiman, Program Chair

*This volume is currently being edited – articles and full volume downloads will be available soon*

Postprints Abstracts

Hands, Hair plugs, and Hardtack: Conserving Organic Objects from Gettysburg National Military Park
Fran E. Ritchie

The Beads’ Needs: Preserving a Large Collection of Native North American Beadwork with Glass Deterioration
Cassandra Gero and Kaitlin “Katie” Linder

Beyond Conservation: the Interpretive Restoration of a Frankenthal Porcelain Group
Tony Sigel

A Confluence of Passions: A Classical Guitarist’s Approach to the Conservation of an Oud, a Stringed Musical Instrument from Ottoman Syria
Adrienne Gendron

Adhesives for Deteriorated Cellulose Nitrate: Navigating an Intervention
Emily Brzezinski

Don’t Just Wing It! The Impact of Cleaning on Feather Preservation
Julia Sybalsky

Restoring Color to Faded Feathers and Fur
Julia Sybalsky, Lisa K. Elkin, Michaela Paulson, and Fran E. Ritchie

Tokens of Affection: Examination, Preservation and Conservation of Portrait Miniatures
Aniko Bezur, Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, and Richard R. Hark

Seeing through the Infinity Net: a Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Investigation into Yayoi Kusama Self-Obliteration
Wenting Chen, Adam Finnefrock, Alessandra Guarascio, Jennifer L. Mass, PhD, Lynn Lee, Rebecca Ploeger, and Mark Walton

Rawhide and Cardboard and Paint, Oh My!: Surveying and Conserving the Yale University Art Gallery’s Indonesian Shadow Theatre Puppet Collection
Amreet Kular

The Cleaning of Six Painted Monumental Carvings from the Northwest Coast at the American Museum of Natural History
Samantha Alderson, Soraya Alcala, Judith Levinson, and Madeleine Neiman

Angels Rising from the Ashes: Conserving the Fire Damaged Reredos and Sculptures at Mission San Gabriel
Sonya Tatiana J. Fraj and Christina Varvi

Early American Graining: a Technical Survey
Kirstin T. Moffitt

Unpublished presentations – abstracts only

Unfolding a Revolution: The Trans-Cultural Synthesis of Two Mexican Folding Screens (biombos)
Trevor Boyd, Corina E. Rogge, and Stephen Hanley