All About Lacquer

This week we’re learning about lacquer — what it is, how it’s used, and how it deteriorates. As an additional aid, one of my classmates sent us this great documentary she found. Produced by the Asian Art Museum in 1987, it’s quite short but provides all the basic information about how Japanese lacquer is made.

Bone, Flesh, Skin – Part I:

 

Bone, Flesh, Skin – Part II:

 

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Saira is a newly fledged book conservator currently based in New York.
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