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Moulding (Frame):

Matboard:

Glass and Glazing: Choose from museum glass, anti-reflective coating, conservation quality, nonglare acrylic, or acrylic.

Backing:

 

Training, Education, Experience: Resume

 

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Glossary of Fine Art Terms

A Quick Glossary of Picture Framing Terms - Victorian Frame Company

Art and Framing Terminology - CV Art and Frame

Art Glossary of Terms - Art Lexicon AA to AZ - The Art History Archive

Glossary of Art Terms - MoMA

Glossary of Picture Framing Terminology - Frame Destination

Glossary of Terms | American Frame 1973‎

KBCC Art Term Glossary

Picture Framing Glossary of Terms - Swinton's Art Supply

 

Abrasion

Acid

Additive

Adhesive

Alkaline

Alkaline reserve

Alpha cellulose

Alum

ANSI

ASTM

Acid free

Archival Backing paper

Bleach

Bleeding

Blue Wood Scale

Buffer (buffering)

Calcium carbonate

Colorfast

Conservation

Conservation or preservaton framing

Conservator

Core paper

Cotton board

Cotton linters

Crock test

Dye

Fiber

High-alpha celulose pulp

ISO

Lightfast

Lignin

Lignin free

Matboard

Molecular trap

Museum board

Museum

Photographic Activity Test (PAT)

pH

Pigment

Ply (4-, 8-)

Point

Post-consumer recycled fiber

Pre-consumer recycled fiber

Preservation framing

Pulp

Purified pulp

PVC adhesive

Rab board, rag mat

Rag paper

Recycling paper

Sizing

Starchy adhesive

Surface paper

TAPPI

Top paper

Unbuffered

Virgin alpha cellulose fiber

Wax Pick Test

White core, black core

Zeolite

 

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Why Use a Custom Frame Specialist

 

With experience, education, and expertise, your custom frame specialist can help you to choose the appropriate moulding, mat(s), glass, and other requirements for a long-lasting, quality preservation of your photo or artwork.

 

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Importance of Quality Preservation - Library of Congress, Collections: Preservation Guidelines for Matting and Framing

 

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Tru Vue Glass® Literature

 

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