Crescent Artists
Graffiti Paper
Express Yourself Inside + Out
Color and quality are key and Crescent is a leader in both.

Our matboard offers framers and artists alike the absolute best in quality, colors and innovation to ensure that artwork looks great and lasts when you want it to last. To help with the selection process, we offer "Good", "Better", "Best" designations.

Cotton Matboard:

  • RagMat meets museum conservation standards as set by F.A.T.G.
  • Made of strong cotton fibers, which are naturally acid-free and lignin-free.
  • Cotton is time-tested.
  • Cotton is annually renewable and environmentally friendly.
  • Cotton RagMat is the only .matboard guaranteed safe next to any artwork.

Intended for:

  • Valuable works of original art.
  • Surface papers are pigmented for fade and bleed resistance.
  • Items of historical importance.
  • Fine art prints, limited editions.
  • Valuable documents and photographs.
  • Heirloom needle art.

Alpha-Cellulose Matboard:

  • Acid-free and lignin-free.
  • Alpha-cellulose based matboards are suitable for conservation. framing and as an alternative to non-conservation matting.
  • Meets conservation standards.
  • Surface papers are pigmented for fade and bleed resistance.

Intended for:

  • Fine art prints.
  • Limited edition.
  • Valuable documents.
  • Photography.

Woodpulp Matboard:

  • Non-conservation matboard that is buffered to a neutral pH

Intended for:

  • Decorative framing and general presentation.
  • Open end reproductions.
  • Posters and decorative art.