Caroline Ashleigh Blog: DIY art restoration? NOT!

Caroline_Ashleigh.jpgBread, garlic, onions and potatoes may sound yummy if you’re hungry, but some people believe that they can clean works of art with them. Here is their reasoning: each of these foods has moisture in them to pick up water-soluble dirt without getting the painting wet. However, these foods also leave behind bacterial residue, which eats away at both the paint and the canvas.

There are a number of other bits of kitchen wizardry about how (not) to care for one’s art collection.

Check out the list on Caroline Ashleigh’s Blog


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