Fibre drawers – before and after

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Our fibre drawers have wonderful specimens of linen, lace bark, and fibres from Agave and Banana plants, and others  – but they are stored in plastic bags which are dusty and often too large.

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BEFORE

The task this morning, with Curatorial assistant Susan and Curatorial Trainee Claire, is to use the bag sealing machine to reduce the size of each plastic bag, hoover the drawers and the bags, and replace in taxonomic order.  The specimens had previously been documented by volunteer Audrey.

Hoovering a bagged fibre specimen:

hoovering bagged fibres

AFTER:

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    July 4, 2014 at 10:49 am

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