Evaluation of the use of Funori for consolidation of powdering paint layers in wall paintings

Funori is a polysaccharide-based adhesive extracted from seaweeds and is generally used in the conservation of easel paintings for the consolidation of matte paint

Karin Catenazzi

2016

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  • Funori is a polysaccharide-based adhesive extracted from seaweeds and is generally used in the conservation of easel paintings for the consolidation of matte paint
  • This research was the result of a master's thesis carried out at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Lugano
  • The author would like to express her sincere gratitude to all people who provided advice, assistance, and support during the course of the thesis, in particular to the conservators Mariarosa Lanfranchi and Vanessa Frieden
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