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Subject: Silver leaf on painting

Silver leaf on painting

From: Ruth Bubb <ruth>
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2003
We have in our conservation studio a contemporary Russian(?) icon
with silver leaf gilding which has begun to tarnish. We assume that
it is water gilding. Does anyone know of any method of removing or
arresting the tarnish?

Annabelle Monaghan
Conservation of Paintings
63 Main Road
Middleton Cheney
Oxfordshire OX17 2LU

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:69
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 6, 2003
                       Message Id: cdl-16-69-013
Received on Tuesday, 6 May, 2003

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