From the List EXLIBRIS
On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Gabriel Austin wrote:
> I continue my crusade [inherited from Karl Kup] against this
> error of using gloves [white, purple or any other color] when
> handling paper or parchment. Gloved hands have lost their
> sensitivity, and are a great risk to the page. If there is a
> risk of soiling the page, go wash your hands.
> Gabriel Austin