Crescent Decorative Matboard offers excellent protection for the majority of framing jobs and provides unlimited matting combinations to enhance artwork and complement interior decor. It can also be used for posters, decorative art, and craft projects.
These classic boards have a fine-quality surface paper that is highly fade and bleed resistant. The cream core is made of unprinted, reclaimed wood pulp fibers and, along with the backing paper, is buffered and acid free. Individual boards are 4-ply, .052"–.060" (1.3 to 1.5 mm) thick.
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Popular Beiges — Antique Buff is a creamy, yellowish beige. Mist is cooler and more bluish than Antique Buff. Porcelain is brighter and more reddish.
Popular Browns — Light Umbria is a cool, grayish brown tint of the famous Italian pigment it is named for. Fudge is a rich, warm, chocolate brown. Sepia is a classic, earthy, reddish brown, like the famous pigment it is named for.
Popular Tans — Saddle Tan and Suntan are brownish tans, with Saddle Tan being brighter while Suntan is deeper and richer. Sandstone is lightest and reddest of the Crescent tans, approaching beige.
Note — Use the color charts for Crescent matboard as a rough guideline for color, but keep in mind that exact color matching is not possible with a computer monitor. If you require exact color matching for Crescent matboard, use actual samples of the materials.
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Crescent Decorative Matboard is suitable for the vast majority of matting and framing applications.
Where archival quality is needed, for fine art originals, valuable documents, limited edition prints and photos, and so forth, we recommend an archival grade such as Crescent Museum Grade Matboard.