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Removing felt-tip pen ink from wood

From: Mark Vine <vpackthread<-a>
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2005
Lisa Sertic <lisamirjana [at] gmail__com> writes

>Last year two green wood Nigerian figures at the Horniman Museum were
>vandalized with felt-tip marker. I am currently working on developing
>a testing program to determine the best way to remove the stains. ...

You might consider using Laponite as a poultice to remove the
ingrained felt tip ink from her two green wood artifacts.

Mark Vine
Conservation Resources UK Ltd
Cowley, Oxford

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:56
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Received on Thursday, 2 June, 2005

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