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Re: [BKARTS] Protecting papel amate



on 7/8/02 4:49 PM, Pat Baldwin at patbooks@MINDSPRING.COM wrote:

> Jules, I wouldn't worry about the archival properties of acrylic if you use
> it on Amate. There's nothing archival in the making of that paper.

Oof.

So amate is not exactly for the ages? How long would it be expected to last,
do you think, when treated with acrylic?

I believe that there are some examples that are about 500 years old, but I
wonder if they were made differently than the modern ones.

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