Toys have played an integral part in
society. Toys and dolls are among
the most complex objects to care for in a museum or personal
collection. Toys have been made from a variety of materials such
as wood, textiles, cardboard, plastic, metal, glass and ceramics.
Preserve Metal Toys Still in Use:
- Metal corrodes with moisture.
- Bring inside when raining.
- Clean periodically.
- Coat with paste wax.
Dolls, toys, games, and other play things
are cared for by objects conservators.
Caring for Iron Alloys
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