Tag Archives: Conservation

Progress on the Conservation of St. Mike

For those of you who are not familiar with Scripps’ St. Michael, he is a painted and gilded wooden sculpture. He was carved c. 145o, and was part of the façade decoration for an Italian church. Under the guidance of L.A. conservator Donna Williams, I have been conserving our 560-year-old friend for the past nine […]

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Head of a camel+body of a snake=?

DRAGON! Today, textile conservator Yadin Larochette visited us at the Scripps Gallery. =) She examined a couple pieces of our textile collection, many which had DRAGONS on them. Don’t we all love dragons! Patricia taught us that the dragon is a mixture of different animals, and so I decided to check just how many different […]

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