Project

Restoration of the Antiphonary of the Saint Bavo Abbey in Ghent

Duration
01 July 2020 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Heritage and cultural conservation
    • Historical materials and production methods
  • Engineering and technology
    • Timber, pulp and paper
Keywords
Antiphonary conservation/restoration St. Bavo Abbey Cultural Heritage
 
Project description

This project will undertake much needed conservation and restoration work on the Antiphonary of the St Bavo Abbey, which is an integral part of the collection of historic manuscripts of the abbey, currently held by Ghent University Library.

The Antiphonary was accepted permanently on the top list of Cultural Heritage of the Flemish Community on 28 November 2007 and the required restoration was formally approved on 27 November 2019.