Image: Patching repair to linen wrappings of the mummy

Patching repair to linen wrappings of the mummy

An example of a patching repair. This patch was needed to support two break edges of a tear which could not be realigned together.  Silk crepeline, a fine non-stretch net is colour matched to the linen and adhered behind the tear.

Photographer:
Heather MacKay
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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