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Filigree

Edited by Gordon Campbell

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780195334661
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780195334678
Filigree

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[Fr. filigrane; Ger. drahtegeflecht].

Metalwork decoration in which fine precious metal wires, usually gold or silver, are delicately soldered in

Reference Entry.  131 words. 

Subjects: History of Art

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