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Subject: Wax on textile

Wax on textile

From: Benjamin Cohen <torahscribe>
Date: Sunday, December 3, 2006
Alan J. Hawk <alan.hawk [at] afip__osd__mil> writes

>What is the best way to remove candle wax that has dripped onto a
>textile.  We have physically removed the big chunks, but would
>appreciate advice on how to remove the wax that has been absorbed
>into the fibers.

If alcohol does not harm the fabric wax can be removed using rubbing

Benjamin Cohen
Certified and Registered Sofer StaM/Scribe/Baal Mageah, rabbi,

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:31
                Distributed: Saturday, December 9, 2006
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Received on Sunday, 3 December, 2006

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