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Subject: Japanese oiled paper rain clothing

Japanese oiled paper rain clothing

From: Melanie Li Green <s_puffin>
Date: Friday, June 12, 1998
This query regards my query in Conservation DistList Instance:
11:78, Thursday, March 19, 1998

I am having problems removing museum dirt embedded in an oil
impregnated Japanese paper. The paper was coated with oil in order
for it to function as a waterproof raincape, therefore, the oil
should not be removed. The dirt appears to be bound in the oil and
has not penetrated the paper itself. Solvents are not advised.

I am also looking for an adhesive which would bond with an oiled
surface. Could anyone recommend an adhesive (other than Beva 371)
and have they any knowledge of its application?

Melanie Li Green
MA (Paper Conservation)
Camberwell College of Arts

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