These paintings presented a number of challenges. Due to the multi-layer structure of the paintings, the seemingly simple procedures of cleaning, flattening and mending works became quite complex.
One of the major challenges was to find an effective, yet safe way to mount the paintings, without stress to the paper support and to avoid damage to the original mounting system.
With the conservation completed, the Yao Hill tribe ceremonial paintings have received a new lease on life.
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