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Russian Icons: Spiritual and Material Aspects
Vera Beaver-Bricken Espinola
Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
Vol. 31, No. 1, Conservation of Sacred Objects and Other Papers from the General Session of the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 3-8, 1991 (Spring, 1992), pp. 17-22
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. on behalf of The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3179608
Page Count: 6
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A sensitive, ethical, and informed approach is particularly welcome in the field of Russian icons because of diverse needs, opinions, and techniques within the disciplines of conservation and restoration. This paper reviews the spiritual and material aspects of Russian icons, presents an opinion based upon an ethnographic object conservation orientation, and calls for a future dialogue.
Journal of the American Institute for Conservation © 1992 Taylor & Francis, Ltd.