If soiled, they may be cleaned in gasoline or soap and water, using a

brush. Do not rub or wring. Hang up to drip dry, or wind tightly around

a bottle and leave to dry. Do not press until after twenty-four hours,

if cleaned in gasoline. To produce extra stiffness, rinse in a weak

solution of sugar and water. It is also very easy to change the color of

ribbons by using any of the commercial cold dyes.