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Working with the MoMu/UA studycollection: Making A Replica

Blouse (ca. 1900) Inventory number: 80226 Materials and techniques: Silk; Lace A replica can have many advantages within the museum context. For example: an exact reconstruction of an object, made using the original stitches and decoration techniques, can show visitors and researchers how these techniques were applied in the past. In doing so, the original […]

Working with the MoMu/UA Study Collection: Conservation of Shoes

  Pumps/court-shoes (ca. 1900) Inventory number: 81074 Materials and techniques: Silk; Cotton; Linen; Leather The conservation treatment of shoes can be challenging for different reasons: shoes are small objects which hampers manipulations during conservation treatment; they consist of a diverse range of materials which are sometimes invisible and unreachable (therefore cleaning possibilities are limited); they […]