Monday, 12 September 2016 10:43

Take a look under the hands of restorer: 3.part Upholstery


Upholstery of the seating furniture began to massively used in the days of the late renaissance and early baroque period, when it started to pay more attention to the convenience and comfort of living, mainly in the higher layers and burgesses. Initially, the furniture is softened by using various natural materials, and how increased demands of comfort, and it began to emerge the various processes used in the production of upholstery property. The most common method was the use of metal springs that were detached in one unit and this layer followed the anatomy of the furniture body and thus become very convenient. This part was a basis for further layers, such as straw or African grass, later very durable horsehair, which is in very good condition until today in preserved furniture. Upholstery is obviously the most delicate thing for restore. Original upholstery doesn't retains often and in recent times has been replacing with the newer materials.



Production or renewal of contemporary upholstery is complex and if damaged upholstery repair would have to proceed by upholsterer - restorer who has the necessary knowledge about the history of seating furniture, upholstery developing techniques and materials. In collaboration with the restorer of wooden parts can then categorize the furniture in historical context. Following this, then selects the correct technique for restoration and a suitable structure of materials, which will be identical with the originally used. This ensures that not only the beauty, but also functionality seating return to the form it had at the time of its inception. If the furniture is covered with old original substance that has its historical value, works on furniture restorer of historical materials.