[Pacific] A registered trademark for a silver antitarnish storage fabric. Pacific Silvercloth® is a dark-color Cotton velvet embedded with tiny sacrificial Silver particles. As a covering for silver objects, the Pacific Silvercloth® provides protection from sulfur-containing pollutants, dust, and scratches.
Synonyms and Related Terms
silver cloth; antitarnish cloth
Hazards and Safety
Laundering reduces effectiveness.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.
- L. Selwyn, L. Selwyn, 'Historical Silver: Storage, Display and Tarnish Removal', J.IIC-GC, 15, 1990