Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Merovingian combs

Merovingian combs

From: Vincent Cattersel <vincent.cattersel<-a>
Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008
I have to treat several Merovingian combs which all should be
consolidated and glued back to together. The materials are bone,
horn and ivory. I was thinking on using Plexigum PQ611 (iso-butyl
methacrylate) dissolved in Shellsol T (synthetical isoparaffinic
hydrocarbon) as a consolidant. For the gluing I want to use a
neutral PVA-glue which will be isolated from the original material
by a layer of Plexigum PQ611.

I'm wondering if someone can share his/her comment about this
proposal or his/her experience on the consolidation and gluing of
these materials.

Vincent Cattersel
Master Conservator Wooden and polychrome objects
Heiststeenweg 131
2580 Beerzel
Belgium


                                  ***
                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:25
                Distributed: Thursday, October 30, 2008
                       Message Id: cdl-22-25-022
                                  ***
Received on Thursday, 23 October, 2008

[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/byform/mailing-lists/cdl/2008/1186.html
Timestamp: Saturday, 06-Feb-2016 11:35:24 PST
Retrieved: Monday, 20-Nov-2017 04:04:48 GMT