Rae, 2014: EXPLORING THE COMMON GROUND
Figure 3: Bird skin specimen from a study collection, showing skin degraded by `fat burn'.
Figure 4: A small leather shoe (Chinese, c 19th century) showing fragility and
disintegration similar to that caused by fat-burn, but in this case probably due to the
effect of iron-based dyes.
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