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Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards)

B&H # ARMB4P1620PW Mfr # 97-408
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You Pay: $79.95
Product Highlights
  • For Artwork, Photos, and Documents
  • Acid & Lignin-Free
  • Made from Purified Wood Pulp
  • Calcium Carbonate Buffered
  • Warm Tonality

The 16 x 20" Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board contains 25 boards designed for artwork, photographs and documents. The board is made of alpha-cellulose pulp from purified wood fiber and has a similar surface to mat board made from cotton pulp. Conservation mat board is more economical than traditional cotton paper with the same long-term stability.

These acid and lignin-free boards use alkaline or neutral sizing. The boards are buffered with calcium carbonate for added protection and longer life. Pearl white has a warmer tonality than bright white museum board and less yellow than antique white.

Thickness 4-ply
Quantity 25 boards
Dimensions 16.0 x 20.0" (40.64 x 50.8 cm)

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Archival Methods4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards)
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Durable (6)
  • Reliable (5)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Studio (7)
    • Landscape photography (6)
    • Everyday (5)
    • Home (5)
    • Macro photography (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    great service, great product

    B&H online purchase website is seamless and makes it easy to find and order a product. The order was confirmed within a few minutes. It shipped the next day and arrived on...Read complete review

    B&H online purchase website is seamless and makes it easy to find and order a product. The order was confirmed within a few minutes. It shipped the next day and arrived on scheduled date, packaged well and in excellent condition.

    The Pearl White Mat Board is excellent neutral hue of white, mats are impeccably sized and easy to cut. Pricing is competitive and somewhat less than I have been paying a different supplier who is now out of business. I wish I had thought to search B&H earlier for this product.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Be gentle with them

    I got these for a photography class and after I mounted my prints I stuck them back in the box they came in. The next day they bowed a little and made presenting them...Read complete review

    I got these for a photography class and after I mounted my prints I stuck them back in the box they came in. The next day they bowed a little and made presenting them awkward. Just be careful with them and maybe get a portfolio box.

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    5.0

    4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board

    By houckimages

    from maryland

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use
      • Home
      • Landscape Photography
      • Macro Photography
      • Portraits
      • Studio
      • Traveling

      Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

      my print look great

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      • No

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      3.0

      Be gentle with them

      By Fred

      from Dayton Ohio

      Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

      I got these for a photography class and after I mounted my prints I stuck them back in the box they came in. The next day they bowed a little and made presenting them awkward. Just be careful with them and maybe get a portfolio box.

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      5.0

      Good Product

      By Muffin38

      from Vancouver, BC

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape Photography

        Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

        Good product, great price. I like the neutral color to complement my photography and I use this board to frame all my prints.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        definitely coming back to b&h again

        By sarah

        from manchester, nh

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portraits
          • Studio

          Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

          this mat board is perfect for what i need, and at a great price.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          repeat purchase

          By Pam

          from Portsmouth, Ohio

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          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Studio

            Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

            i really like the quality of this mat board, it gives my prints that gallery look I need and is easy on the purse as well.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            High Quality

            By Beso

            from Portland, Oregon

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Neutral Color
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Home
              • Landscape Photography
              • Macro Photography
              • Portraits
              • Studio

              Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

              These Archival Methods 4-Ply Conservation mat boards are excellent quality and neutral in color, thereby complementing the art or photography. The material is sturdy and cuts cleanly. Since it is archival quality there is no concern regarding potential damage to the matted artwork or photography. This is an excellent product to provide that museum or gallery presentation.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product@ A very Fair Price

              By Photojohn

              from St. Charles, Missouri

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use
                • Home
                • Landscape Photography
                • Macro Photography
                • Portraits
                • Studio
                • Traveling

                Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                I started using the four ply Mat Boards for stability, this is a good product at a great price.
                Any print that I frame I Mat with this board.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                great service, great product

                By jim

                from salt lake city, utah

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Color
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use
                  • Home
                  • Landscape Photography
                  • Macro Photography
                  • Traveling

                  Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                  B&H online purchase website is seamless and makes it easy to find and order a product. The order was confirmed within a few minutes. It shipped the next day and arrived on scheduled date, packaged well and in excellent condition.

                  The Pearl White Mat Board is excellent neutral hue of white, mats are impeccably sized and easy to cut. Pricing is competitive and somewhat less than I have been paying a different supplier who is now out of business. I wish I had thought to search B&H earlier for this product.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Share this review

                   
                  5.0

                  Good

                  By Mary

                  from Ashland, KY

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Studio

                    Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                    Product was exactly what I ordered and received in a timely manner!!!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Little pricey but great product.

                    By yapper

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Home
                      • Landscape Photography
                      • Macro Photography
                      • Portraits
                      • Studio

                      Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                      brilliant white
                      durable
                      packaged well

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                      4.0

                      Great Display Medium

                      By Jim the photographer

                      from Vernon, CT

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Archival Methods 4-Ply Pearl White Conservation Mat Board (16 x 20", 25 Boards):

                            Very easy to work with. Cut easily and easy to work with. Color very close to the "gallery white" of a different brand of mat I had used before.

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