Semide Convent

Project: Conservation and Restoration Intervention of Tile Panels inside St. Joseph’s Parish Church

Year: 2016

Location: Semide, Miranda do Corvo

Background: Cloister of the Monastery of Santa Maria de Semide

Description: Late 18th century tile set, located in the Renaissance cloister of the Monastery, representing bucolic motifs in tones blue; yellow; green and manganese.

Intervention: The tiles were structurally compromised, with the presence of salts and accentuated dustiness of the tiles bodies. A conservation intervention was carried out on the panels that included desalination and the application of an innovative consolidation process, the glaze gaps were assumed and only protected with toned mortar.

Duration: 5 months

Team: 4 people