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Subject: Ivory

Ivory

From: Sophie Barton <sof_b>
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2006
Does anyone have any experience with removing stains on ivory?  I am
a postgraduate student working on an ivory carving which has been
previously stored wrapped in newspaper in damp conditions.  The
black newspaper print is easily removed, however a small amount of
orange/red pigment on the newspaper has been absorbed by the ivory,
can anyone suggest methods or possible materials for removing the
stain?

Sophie Barton
Student at City and Guilds of London Art School
Kennington, London


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