JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 9 (pp. 117 to 133)
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JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 9 (pp. 117 to 133)

METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR FILLING LOSSES ON LACQUER OBJECTS

MARIANNE WEBB




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SOURCES FOR MATERIALS

Acrysol WS-24

Rohm and Haas, Independent Mall West, Philadelphia, Pa. 19105

Afflair Lustre pigments

EM Industries, Inc., 7 Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, N.Y. 10532, (914) 592–4660

Micromesh cushioned abrasive cloths

Micro-surface Finishing Products, Inc., 1217 W. Third St. (or Box 818), Wilton, IA 52778

Milliput

Milliput Corp., Unit 5, the Marion, Dolgellau, Mid Wales LL40 1UU, U.K.

Mohawk Water Based Clear Lacquer

Rohm and Haas, Independent Mall West, Philadelphia, Pa. 19105

Orasol dyes

Ciba-Geigy Corp., 7 Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, N.Y. 10532-2188

Parafilm M

Laboratory supply companies

Paraloid B-72

Rohm and Hass Co., Independent Mall West, Philadelphia, Pa. 19105


AUTHOR INFORMATION

MARIANNE WEBB completed her B.A. in fine art at the University of Toronto in 1976. She graduated from the Art Conservation Programme at Sir Sandford Fleming College in 1982. Since then she has been the decorative arts conservator at the Royal Ontario Museum. She specializes in organic and mixed materials with a particular interest in both oriental and European lacquer and has lectured widely on the subject. She is presently the coordinator of the ICOM Committee for Conservation Working Group on Lacquer. Address: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6.


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