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Filigree

Edited by Gerald Ward

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195313918
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780195373417
Filigree

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[Fr. filigrane; It. and Sp. filigrana; Ger. Drahtegeflecht].

Metalwork decoration in which fine precious metal wires, usually

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Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles

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