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Mordant (ii)

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
Mordant (ii)

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Term for the resin or oil layer used in gilding to stick the gold leaf on to the prepared surface

Reference Entry.  32 words. 

Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles

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