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The Furniture Conservation Division and the Upholstery Conservation Division provide a full range of services, including Conserving traditional finishes. Performing gilding. Identifying fiber content, pigment, and wood. Reupholstery: partial or complete traditional reupholstery and noninterventive (stabilizing fabrics without adding or removing anything) upholstery treatments. Performing nonabrasive cleaning and repair of hardware. Creating suitable finishes where inappropriate finishes are present.

CAP is a one-time award granted on a firstcome, first-served basis. COLLECTIONS CARE INFORMATION SERVICE The Collections Care Information Service (CCIS) provides bibliographic references on preventive conservation and collections care to callers who use its toll-free number. The CCIS database contains more than 1,600 entries and citations. Callers receive an overview of the topic in which they are interested, bibliographic citations, and information on how to obtain publications pertaining to the subject.

American Assocsiation of Museum, 1984), p. 75. 47 4 Collections: The Essence of the Museum In planning for the growth of its collections, we urge each museum to set, clear, rational and appropriate goals for the contribution it can make to the stewardship of our cultural and natural heritage. It is important that every museum collect both carefully and purposefully. Each museum must exercise care by collecting within its capacity to house and preserve the objects, artifacts and specimens in its stewardship; each must collect purposefully by continuing its own traditions of quality and diversity.

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