Archaeology of bindings

Researches in old binding structures and history of the craft of bookbinding.

 

Current research in progress:

  • Types of bookbinding structures in 16-17th cent. printed books in collection of Bibliotheca Academiae Vilnensis (PhD research project in Vilnius Art Academy).

 

Past works

  • 17th century vellum binding structures in Vilnius University Library (in collaboration with senior conservator Sigitas Tamulis).

Rusteikaitė, Ieva; Tamulis, Sigitas. “17th Century Vellum Binding Structures and Their Preservation” in Senvaitienė, Jūratė (ed.) Reseach. Dilemmas. Solutions. The 12th Baltic states Triennial Restorers’ meeting. Preprints. The Lithuanian National Museum of Art: Vilnius, Lithuania, 2020, p. 560–562.

 

  • Binding structures of the court books of Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the collection of Vilnius University Library (in collaboration with senior conservator Sigitas Tamulis).

Tamulis, Sigitas; Rusteikaitė, Ieva. “Archaeology Of Book: Bindings Of Court Books Of The Grand Duchy Of Lithuania” in Senvaitienė, Jūratė (ed.) Reseach. Dilemmas. Solutions. The 12th Baltic states Triennial Restorers’ meeting. Preprints. The Lithuanian National Museum of Art: Vilnius, Lithuania, 2020, p. 588–591.