Conservation

Treatment date
27 June 1994

Reason for treatment
Loan

Treatment proposal
Clean; secure scalp of small figure

Condition
Requires cleaning; scalp of small figure insecure

Treatment details
Ivory cleaned with 0.5% Synperonic N (non ionic detergent, nonylphenol ethylene oxide condensate) in distilled water on cotton wool swabs. A minimum of solution used. Cracks reinforced with 6% Mowilith 50 (polyvinyl acetate) in Acetone, applied with a fine sable brush. IMS utilised as a wetting agent. Insecure scalp on smaller figure relayed with HMG (cellulose nitrate) adhesive.