Mount (dagger sheath). Inscription. Made of nielloed silver.
- 11thC-12thC (circa)
- Found/Acquired: Hamadan
- (Asia,Iran,West Iran,Hamadan (province),Hamadan)
- Length: 1.2 inches
2 March 2004
Light clean. check and secure broken area on one.
Tarnished. Lead solder damage to silver. Fragile.
Cleaned with 30% formic acid on cotton-wool swabs washed of with tap water.Repaired using HMG adhesive (cellulose nitrate) reinforced using fibreglass tissue.Cleaned using Silvo (cotton wadding, white spirit, Newburgh chalk, china clay) and degreased with acetone.Some black tarnish left on the inside. Renumbered with Magic Colour ink and brush.
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Object reference number: RRM12828
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