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Button; silver-gilt; hoop; hemispherical body; plain on upper half; with pierced and filigree ornament in circles on the lower. Upper half badly damaged and largely missing.
- Found/Acquired: Halkida
- (Europe,Greece,Central Greece and Euboea,Évvoia (island),Halkida)
- Length: 1.5 centimetres
Upper half badly damaged and largely missing.
11 May 2007
clean to remove chemical residues, dirt, tarnish
button broken into two fragments. gilding loose and flaking underlying metal very granular as a result of chemical treatment.
consolidated gilding with a 2.5% solution of Paraloid B72 in acetone. readhered fragments with HMG cellulose nitrate adhesive.
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Object reference number: MCM5215
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