Blanket made of cloth (cotton).
- Found/Acquired: Borneo
- Length: 212 centimetres
- Width: 81 centimetres
28 February 1992
Increase support provided by the net backing fabric by inserting additional stitching.
Treated by Textile Conservation Centre students in 1990. Nylon net support fabric provided at that time is insufficiently attached to the object.
1990 : blanket was wet cleaned in a bath of softened water containing 2mls per litre Synperonic N (non ionic detergent,nonylphenol ethylene oxide condensate) , 0.05g per litre sodium carboxy methyl cellulose and 2g per litre trisodium citrate. Thoroughly rinsed in deionised water. Given a full support of nylon net dyed to an appropriate colour and secured with silk thread using lines of running stitch and couching. 1991 : Additional lines of running stitch were inserted to provide more support using silk thread. Treatment was carried out by student conservators at the Textile Conseravtion Centre under contract, with AAR supervision.
- As1905C3.419 (old CDMS no.)
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Object reference number: EAS11384
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