(C) OLGA KNYAZ & YAROSLAW ROZPUTNYAK, AUTHOR'S RUSSIAN TAPESTRIES, MOSCOW, RUSSIA (C) [ STATE LICENSE #1306 MRC]

FREQUENTLY  DISCUSSING QUESTIONS  ABOUT TAPESTRIES

TAPESTRY MAINTENANCE & SAFEKEEPING

Ј For a cleaning of the tapestry is permitted to use a home vacuum cleaner with a weak vacuum and soft brush. It is desirable to carry out the cleaning taking into account the directions of textiles woof and the surface relief of the tapestry.

Ј The side protective decorative wickerwork is specially designed as simple wickerwork to be available for a not experienced person to change it. The replacement of the decorative wickerwork on the sides of the tapestry may be fulfilled as needs a wearing.

Ј The replacement of the hanging lace may be fulfilled when necessary, but it is possible to use the various ways of hanging taking into account hang rings of the of the suspending construction.

Ј It is favorable for the tapestry materials to exclude an action of the increased humidity, harmful insects, direct sunlight, dust, smoke and other similar actions.

Ј The safekeeping from a wool clothes moth consists of regular checking and when it is necessary - immediate treatment of all surface (area by area) of the work with special sprays ( such sprays must kill both moth butterfly and larval form - please see instruction at the spray package) and a placing the treated work in a closed plastic bag for a time. The danger of clothes moth is higher in the hot rooms and in the dusty state of the tapestry.

Ј The careful warm ironing ( only for wool, not for silk ) is permitted for smoothing and alignment of the tapestry before arrangement on the room wall without a wooden frame. The frames are not recommended for very long life tapestries because it will be difficult to remove a dust, to check absence of insects, to dry out the clothes of the tapestry, when an air humidity changes in the room.

Ј When the tapestries are transporting, hanging or temporary placing onto different surfaces it is very important to take care to not damage the cloth of the tapestries with any sharp angles of the furniture, home and office sharp objects ( for example, nails at the wall, different hooks, paper clips etc.)

Ј In the case of any damage of a woof thread - it is possible ( even for not experienced persons ) its tip or tip of an auxiliary thread to sew into the tapestry cloth in the direction of a warp thread.

Ј The life period of tapestry must be 300-500 years and more under the conditions of the careful handling.


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Olga Knyaz and Yaroslaw Rozputnyak are working together from 1989  and both use symbol mark "Olga Knyaz".   All actual owners of "Olga KnyazТ" real tapestries (puchased in any gallery, saloon etc., in any country) have rights for free consultations, to take part in the artistТs exhibitions, and 10 % discount from any calculated sum of the future orders.

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(C) OLGA KNYAZ & YAROSLAW ROZPUTNYAK, AUTHOR'S RUSSIAN TAPESTRIES, MOSCOW, RUSSIA (C) [ STATE LICENSE #1306 MRC]