A Dry Method of Cleaning Metallic Yarns and Ornaments in Textiles

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Journal Article


Withers, M. C.; Markell, G; Cavallo, A. S.;


Studies in Conservation, Volume 9, Number 3, p.91-106 (1964)


How to clean metallic yarns and ornaments incorporated into the structure or surface decoration of old textiles without damaging the metallic elements or the adjacent textile fibers and dyes and how to keep the metallic components bright and free from corrosion in the future.