Conservation of Historic Thangkas
Process of a Conservation using the example of a 200 year-old Hevajra Thangka

Conservation of the damaged paintwork

Sixtyfive colors were mixed to give the original antique look back to this thangka.
Not all areas were repaired because more would mean that the thangka will lose its originality.

Compare here before and after

Please click on the painting to see the detail results of the conservation.

Conservation of the textile damages