Treatment date
10 April 1996

Reason for treatment
Temporary Exhibition

Treatment proposal
Clean. Straighten creased areas. Req 61805

Extremely dirty. Very thin, floppy. Badly creased, crumpled, bente. Shallow repoussé design. Four deliberately pierced ancient (by appearance) holes around face. Some tearing around junctions of creases, small tear in top edge.

Treatment details
Req 61795 Apr 1996 Cleaned in Detarol (n-hydroxylethyl ethylenediaminetriacetic acid,trisodium salt), 10% in distilled water. Washed in running tap water. Torn creases backed with HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) and fibre glass tissue.