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9933Re: [medieval-leather] rabbit glue?

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  • Anna Troy
    Jan 1, 2005
      That's Rabbit HIDE glue :-) What I know about it is
      that it was a common ingridient when making
      gesso(gilding base) for manuscript illuminations.

      A´┐Żnna T

      --- fitchbone <fitchbone@...> wrote:

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      > I was just talking to a friend about a leather
      > project he wants to do, and he mentioned
      > that some armorer friends of ours told him that
      > rabbit glue (???) was a common
      > leather-hardening agent. I'm not sure I've heard
      > about this before now, but my
      > research has been lagging lately. Anyone have any
      > information about this? I'm very
      > curious.
      >
      > Thanks!
      > g
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