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Subject: Oilcloth


From: Kaori Ito <kaori67943<-at->
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Liesbeth van Ravels <liesbethvanravels [at] hetnet__nl> writes

>I am a student in textile conservation at the Netherlands Institute
>for Cultural Heritage in Amsterdam and I am investigating the
>conservation of oilcloth for my final thesis.

Have you tried <URL:>?

You can look up patent specifications from about 1900 to present by
keywords. In Britain between 1855 and 1929, patents for Waterproof
and Similar Fabrics were grouped under Class 140.  Patent literature
alone will not tell the whole story but hope it helps.

Kaori Ito
Paper conservation student
Camberwell College of Arts
London SE5 8UL, UK

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Received on Wednesday, 11 February, 2009

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