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FASHION PLATE

RESTORATION PROCESS

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The following will take you through the process we use to restore fashion plates to their original beauty. We use this process digitally on all of our images.

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Restoration Animation | Plate Comparison | Completed Restoration

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Phase 6A

Cleaning Skirt Flounce

Left Side

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Phase 6A

Cleaning Skirt Flounce

Left Side

This image shows you a comparison between the cleaned and un-cleaned left-side flounce.

Time Cleaning: 1 hr. 45 mins.

TOTAL TIME SPENT ON THE RESTORATION PROCESS (SO FAR):

Phase 6A

Cleaning Skirt Flounce

Center Front

Complete Restoration

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Background:

1 hr

45 min

Head-dress:

0 hr

45 min

Bodice (3/4):

3 hr

30 min

Full Bodice:

1 hr

15 min

Sleeve/hand:

2 hr

18 min

Skirt Ruffle:

1 hr

55 min

Skirt: 1st panel

2 hr

17 min

Skirt: 2nd panel

1 hr

10 min

Skirt: 3rd panel

1 hr

7 min

Skirt: 4th panel

6 hr

12 min

Left Flounce

1 hr

45 min

Center Flounce

3 hr

15 min

Right Flounce

1 hr

35 min

Total time:

28 hr

39 min

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Restoration Animation

Plate Comparison

Completed Restoration

 

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Website Bibliographical Information:

The Ladies Cabinet of Fashion, Music, & Romance. England: London, Vol. XIV, July, 1838.

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