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Subject: Preserving pumpkins

Preserving pumpkins

From: Shelley Reisman Paine <srpaine>
Date: Thursday, November 7, 1996
Cathleen Mook <cathy [at] lis__pitt__edu> writes

>I have a slightly off topic question and I am hoping someone on the
>DistList could help me. I need to know if there is any way to
>preserve, for a relatively long period of time, carved Halloween
>pumpkins. Can they simply be dried? Freeze dried?

I have treated bread but not fruit. Try contacting Pat Houlihan at
the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.  Years ago we talked
about a cantaloupe she worked on. Good luck.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:45
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Received on Thursday, 7 November, 1996

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