Conservation

Treatment date
13 April 2007

Reason for treatment
Permanent Exhibition

Treatment proposal
Clean tarnish

Condition
The silver spoon has tarnished.

Treatment details
The tarnish was removed by using Silvo silver and chrome (cotton wadding,white spirit,Newburgh chalk,china clay). Silvo residues were cleaned by swabbing with White Spirit (composition variable - petroleum distillate). The object was degreased by using Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone). The object was renumbered.