Conservation Mats

Conservation Mats

Premium quality, 100% virgin alpha cellulose mats that are acid-free, lignin-free and meets the industry’s highest standards for conservation matting. 4-ply, approx .060" thick. Mats are listed by Outside Dimension (frame size), not photo size. Bulk Discount Pricing Available - click on a product to view discounts.

Conservation mat boards use acid-free and lignin-free surface and backing papers that adhere to the wood pulp core. Unlike standard framing mats, conservation mats are designed to last a lifetime with minimal tarnishing. Most conservation mat boards feature calcium and magnesium carbonate buffers to cage pollutants and molecules. The surface papers come in a myriad of highly fade and bleed resistant colors. From size to color, material and design, these framing boards are intended to meet different needs. Conservation mat boards can significantly improve the aesthetics of your photo and frame. It completes the package and also makes it easier to display or use for decoration. We guarantee you will receive the exact quality promised.