papier-mâché bulldog barking pull-toy from the late 19th c. … with an unintended pulled apart head. The dog was not intended to look so scary and actually probably made the pride and joy of a small kid – which cracked us up every time we looked at it, I mean how scary would it be to cuddle now ? It would have taken a very brave kid to handle this dog, or a nice fixing, for which we would need all the bravery we could ask the conservators’ gods for.
Hey there everyone! I hope you're enjoying your summer - somehow Seattle managed to escape the heat that seems to have enveloped America. So with that - I'm excited to announce I'll be hosting a booth in Seattle at the Rainier Valley Heritage Parade. Come visit and save yourself from the shine wave. I'm going to be making [...]
Restoration of a 19th c. lottery game by M.J & Cie. 8è Partie. A French Horse Racing Game - Final by Ségolène Girard Seg is speaking ! Hello everyone ! Because now I know I am not speaking all alone (ha ha) actually I was lately saying to Brittany that I thought I was only [...]
Restoration of a 19th c. lottery game by M.J & Cie. 7è Partie. A French Horse Racing Game -Conservation (Part II) by Ségolène Girard Seg is speaking ! I put aside all of the unstuck and bathed papers to dry, and to flatten under a press. I also prepared a dampening room, consisting of a [...]
Restoration of a 19th c. lottery game by M.J & Cie. 6è Partie. A French Horse Racing Game - Conservation (Part I) by Ségolène Girard Seg is speaking ! Finally after a year, here my conservation process. No more talking, let's get to work. First, I dismounted the cardboard base that was covered with mold, [...]