Blocking Light

Hi, this is Rose at the Coe. One exciting project we have going on right now is putting light-blocking material over some of the shelves that get more sunlight to prevent any light damage to these objects. As you can see behind me, there are shelves with beautiful...

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How To Handles Pieces at the Coe

Hi, I'm Rose at the Coe. Today we're going to talk about how to handle a piece safely, using this pot as our example. First, ensure your hands are clean and dry. Oils and compounds on your hands can harm or discolor the piece over time. Some places use gloves to...

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Walk Through Physical Forces

It's Rose again. Today we're looking at how to prevent damage by physical forces. In this box, we have a lot of ivory pieces, primarily from the far north. This box helps prevent physical damage to the objects, such as knocking into each other, being bumped, or...

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