Filthy sheep cape. Help!

Submitted by Pops on 12/10/2003. ( ) 167.132.135.185

I've had a customer bring in a sheep cape (White Texas Dall). It is FILTHY! - Blood, mud, sticks and matted wool. I do in shop tanning with Lutan F and have been able to handle some bad deer capes, but I've not seen anything like this before. How can I clean it and fluff up the matted wool? I froze the thing because I don't have a clue how to begin. Help!

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Send it off

This response submitted by Leslie on 12/10/2003. ( ) 208.180.126.206

I'd send it to a tannery. They can handle the sheep capes and they really come out nice. Not bad for 35 bucks or so.
Les


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