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Re: blood on paper
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: blood on paper
- From: Dolores <dguff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 10 Mar 1997 16:57:40 -0800
- Message-id: <199703110129.RAA18356@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
April Abbott wrote:
> How does one remove blood spots from paper? (Yes, I'm sure it is blood.
> It was mine.)Use a little of your own "spittle" (saliva) to dissolve the blood. There
is an amino acid in saliva that makes this work. I was binding a
one-of-a-kind book and got a drop of blood on a page, and immediately
removed it using this process. I don't know if it will work after the
blood has dried, but it worth a try. Good luck.