Artificial flowers from 18th century

Artificial flowers from 18th century – Part 2

What you need to conserve artificial flowers? The leaves of the carnations are made of very fine paper and are in a delicate condition. They were gently vacuum cleaned using a soft brush to lift the dust and soil. On one of the carnations, only fragments of the paper strips once wrapped around the stem […]

Artificial Flowers from the 18th century – Part 1

Here is Mira’s blog post on the conservation treatment of some 18th century artificial flowers. Team member Mira first came to the studio from Finland as our ICON-HLF intern in 2014-15. She has since joined us as a conservator and has recently been preoccupied with flowers…….. PART 1 Carnations and roses – artificial flowers from […]