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Texas State Capitol Building
Austin, Texas

The doors were chemical stripped layer by layer to expose decoratively painted design.

Job Description
Investigation and documentation of historic paint finishes on pressed tin brackets in the Senate Chambers.

Color matching of historic hues were documented. Investigation and documentation of historic paint finishes in the Rotunda of the State Capitol Building.

Investigation and documentation of ten vault doors that contained gold leaf banding and on each door there was a pastoral landscape. All doors had been painted over with eight to ten layers of paint, totally obscuring all decorative painting.

 

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