Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Analytical Methods in Textile Material Restoration and Conservation

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Branka Vojnović, Prof.
Ph. D. Ana Sutlović, Assoc. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology
Course summary 2 (2+0+0)
Knowledge verification preliminary exam
Precondition for testing General Chemistry exam
Lecture type lectures
Subject content Application of chemical methods in textile material restauration and conservation. Analytical methods. Classical analysis. Basic principals of instrumental methods (chromatography, electrochemistry and spectrochemical methods). Non destructive methods. Sampling. Preparation of the sample for analysis. Methods of digestion. Choosing the appropriate analytical method based on the quantity of analyte present in the sample. Result interpretation. Statistical evaluation of analytical results. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of binding media, dyes, pigments, metals and fillers in the textile material restauration and conservation.
Aim of course Introduction to the necessary non destructive and destructive analytical methods in textile materials restauration and conservation. Choosing the appropriate analytical method based on the type of the sample and the quantity of present analyte. Basic informations of new developments on the textile restauration scientific field.
Literature necessary for course Timar-Balazsy A., Eastop D., Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998
Striegel, M.F., Hill, J. Thin -Layer Chromatography for Binding Medija Analysis, The Getty Conservation Inst., Los Angeles, 1966
Newnan,R., The Science of Paintings, Springer Verlag, 2000
Horie, C. V., Materials for Conservation , Butterworths Series in Corservation and Museology, 1987
Bokić, Lj., Parac-Ostrman, Đ., Interna skripta, 2005
Supplement literature Studies in Conservation, Journal (International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, London, Velika Britanija)