Conserving a Mid-20th century Cambodian Painting: A Cross-disciplinary Treatment Approach

during treatment, close-up

Buddha descending from Tavatimsa Heaven, a mid-20th century Cambodian painting by Som Lin, was selected for the Faith and Belief gallery at the Asian Civilisations Museum in 2016. The conservation of this painted textile provided an excellent opportunity for the paintings conservation section to embrace, adapt, and apply various conservation approaches from different specialisms.

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Texts by: Irene Dominguez Jimenez