Photos Before/After & During

The set of 6 chairs composed of carved wood, leather straps, and upholstery that were partially submerged in muddy water

The set of 6 chairs composed of carved wood, leather straps, and upholstery that were partially submerged in muddy water.jpg
Careful removal of upholstery items to assess extent of damage to various materials

Careful removal of upholstery items to assess extent of damage to various materials

Continuing the disassembling of the chair for assessment and treatment

Continuing the disassembling of the chair for assessment and treatment

Detail showing the line of contaminants due to submersion

Detail showing the line of contaminants due to submersion

After removal of wet upholstery, the chair’s wood frames were slowly dried to minimize the shrinkage damage.

After removal of wet upholstery, the chair’s wood frames were slowly dried to minimize the shrinkage damage.

Clamping the wood frames after insertion of glue to re-stabilize the joints which loosened due to expansion and shrinkage cased by moisture exposure

Clamping the wood frames after insertion of glue to re-stabilize the joints which loosened due to expansion and shrinkage cased by moisture exposure

Upholstery after cleaning treatment

Upholstery after cleaning treatment

Re-installment of saved original upholstery

Re-installment of saved original upholstery

Pre-treatment

Pre-treatment

Post-treatment

Post-treatment

Pre-treatment

Pre-treatment

Post-treatment

Post-treatment