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Subject: Tapa


From: Kent Severson <kjpsever<-a>
Date: Saturday, February 19, 2005
Hartmut Kutzke <h.kutzke [at] uni-bonn__de> writes

>We are working on the conservation of a Tapa from Hawaii. Do anyone
>have information about the impregnation (oils, waxes, resins etc.)
>of such tapas? And on the binding media for pigments used in
>traditional Hawaiian artcraft? Furthermore, we are looking for a IR
>spectrum of candlenut.

A belated note on tapa: you might contact Val Free, at the Bishop
Museum vfree<-a t->bishopmuseum< . >org

Kent Severson
Conservator in Private Practice
74 The Fenway, #43
Boston, Massachusetts  02115

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:40
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Received on Saturday, 19 February, 2005

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