Ancient ‘book doctors’ restore historical Chinese literature

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Ancient ‘book doctors’ restore historical Chinese literature” – below is their description.

Using specialised techniques, experts at the National Library of China in Beijing have attempted to restore documents and records from ancient Chinese civilisation. Book restorers use a mix of modern and time-tested techniques like hand-weaving, boiling, dyeing and ageing raw silk used to bind books.

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