C8910 Conservation of subjects made from organic materials II - course

Faculty of Science
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/5/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
ak. mal. Zdenka Kuželová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Dana Modráčková (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Alois Orlita, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Gabriela Vyskočilová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. RNDr. Jiří Příhoda, CSc. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Jiří Příhoda, CSc.
Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Chemistry - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites
Knowledge of basic lectures and practical procedures related to conservation of artefacts made of organic materials, especially paper, textile and leather (courses C5980, C5985 or other with similar content).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Main objectives of the course are to exercise more advanced methods and techniques from the field of conservation or restoration of artefacts made from textile materials, paper, and leather.
Learning outcomes
Main objectives of the course are to exercise more advanced methods and techniques from the field of conservation or restoration of artefacts made from textile materials, paper, and leather.
Syllabus
  • Part A: Textiles
  • 1. Study of basic properties of textile auxiliary agents (TAA). Determination of risk chemicals in TAA. Influence of TAA on textile material and its colour.
  • 2. Comparison of the efficiency of washing techniques. Effect of enzymatic washing agents on textiles. Application of optically vivifying agents on textiles.
  • 3. Treatment of the fiber surface. Application of treatment agents into mass of fibers.
  • 4. Colouring by using synthetic dyes (cellulose materials).
  • Part B: Paper
  • 5. Paper cleavage.
  • 6. Large-area mounting of paper objects.
  • 7. Restoration of paper documents made on tracing paper.
  • 8. Utilization of fixation agents – their influence on soluble dyes.
  • 9. Additional colouring of paper suspension for topping-up
  • Part C: Leather
  • 10. General view into the composition of leather and hide materials (histology).
  • 11. Method used for artificial aging of hides and parchment.
  • 12. Solving and design of a model for complex treatment of historical hides.
  • 13: Conservation report elaboration.
Literature
  • Skripta PřF pro předměty C5980, C5985 a C8910
  • ĎUROVIČ, Michal. Restaurování a konzervování archiválií a knih. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Paseka, 2002. 517 s. ISBN 8071853836. info
Teaching methods
laboratory practice
Assessment methods
graded course-unit credit after evaluation of submitted conservation reports
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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