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Subject: Deer head

Deer head

From: Wilma Bouwmeester <wbouwmeester>
Date: Monday, July 22, 2002
Mark Vine <100436.3447 [at] compuserve__com> writes

>This message is placed on behalf of a custodian of an historic
>house, who does not have access to email
>Can anyone suggest the best way of treating a 100 year old deer's
>head that is moulting? The custodian wishes to preserve the head and
>has asked if there is any simple way of consolidating the hair to
>reduce further loss.
>Can anyone also suggest what might have led to the hair suddenly
>moulting after so many years in place.

Could the sudden moulting be caused by an insect infestation?

Wilma Bouwmeester
Senior conservator
The National Trust for Scotland

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:8
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 24, 2002
                        Message Id: cdl-16-8-010
Received on Monday, 22 July, 2002

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