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Tumbleweed and Deep Sage have been discontinued by the manufacturer - limited availability until stock is depleted.
Cream, Special Cream, Natural Black, Natural White and Black Shadow have been discontinued by the manufacturer and are no longer available.
Need CUSTOM size? If your desired size is not found in the drop down list, then select CUSTOM under "Choose Mat Size" - at the top of the list. Please Note: We cannot cut mat borders less than 1/2".
Bainbridge 8-Ply Artcare™ AlphaRag Mat Board – 1/8 inch thick, 100% cotton, ACID FREE museum-quality preservation mat board, available pre-cut or uncut. Actively protects from airborne pollutants. Reduces yellowing and fading. Free of ground wood and lignin. Fade and bleed resistant. Conservation quality matboard.
If you are not sure about the color you can order our Color Matboard Sample Kit or stop by a store such as Michaels and view their Bainbridge mat samples.
Need backing board? It is sold separately here:
Mount Board, Foam Board and Foamcore
Solid core mat board constructed of eight plies of cotton for superior rigidity, strength, and consistent color throughout, including the bevel. This is one of the thickest mat boards in the industry, providing a beautiful deep bevel that adds depth to the picture frame. This matboard is treated with the Bainbridge Artcare™ Archival System with MicroChamber® technology allowing it to actively protect the image from airborne pollutants and acid by-products within the picture frame
Recommended for valuable works of original art, rare and antique documents, fine art prints, limited edition prints, and photographs.
Guaranteed color consistency. Meets and exceeds FACTS Guide for Permanence in Mat and Mounting Boards. Mat board is buffered to maintain alkaline pH with an Alkaline reserve of 3-5% as measured by ANSI IT9.2-1991 Sec 5.25.