Crescent 8Ply RagMat Museum

Acid-free and lignin-free mat board featuring one solid color throughout.

Crescent 8-Ply RagMat® Museum mat boards are designed for conservation and preservation, are acid-free and made from 100% cotton. This solid-core mat board is 1/8" thick and features a color-match core. It comes in a variety of colors, including many neutral tones.

Cross reference from some Bainbridge Alpharag to Crescent RagMat matboard

AlphaRag 8-Ply  Crescent 8-Ply RagMat Museum  
8660 White   21126 Sand Dollar 
8653 Pure White 2238 White 

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Also available in full sheets (32x40).

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Crescent 8-Ply RagMat® Museum – RagMat Museum Solids, 1/8 inch thick, 100% cotton mat board. Acid-free and lignin-free, featuring one solid color throughout.

Additional color details:

  • 2238-White: a smooth neutral white
  • 21126-Sand Dollar: a slightly "watercolor" textured mat that is a slightly warmer white (leaning toward yellow tones)
  • 21112-Soft White: a smooth white, with a slightly creamy tone
  • 2239-Antique White: a smooth warmer white (leaning toward yellow tones); appears brighter in shade than Soft White

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 RagMat® provides a beautiful deep bevel that adds depth to the picture frame.

Recommended for valuable works of original art, rare and antique documents, fine art prints, limited edition prints, and photographs.

Although the Alpharag colors of Natural Black and Natural White are no longer available from Bainbridge, these Crescent colors of RagMat® Museum are the best available match to those colors:

  • 21115 Black – Best available match to Bainbridge Natural Black Alpharag
  • 2239 Antique White – Best available match to Bainbridge Natural White Alpharag

Choose Crescent RagMat® to preserve and protect your artwork for its lifetime. Crescent guarantees that RagMat products won’t damage your artwork.

Available mat colors:

  • 2238 – White
  • 21126 – Sand Dollar
  • 21112 – Soft White
  • 2239 – Antique White
  • 22255 – Cream
  • 21106 – Antique Gray
  • 21104 – Antique Tan
  • 21115 – Black