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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A thin, silk fabric that has been impregnated with a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=drying%20oil drying oil]. The oil dries producing a semitransparent, waterproof fabric that is very pliable. Oiled silk has been replaced in recent years with less expensive plastic coated fabrics.
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A thin, silk fabric that has been impregnated with a [[drying%20oil|drying oil]]. The oil dries producing a semitransparent, waterproof fabric that is very pliable. Oiled silk has been replaced in recent years with less expensive plastic coated fabrics.
  
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==

Latest revision as of 09:56, 10 May 2016

Description

A thin, silk fabric that has been impregnated with a drying oil. The oil dries producing a semitransparent, waterproof fabric that is very pliable. Oiled silk has been replaced in recent years with less expensive plastic coated fabrics.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 558
  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985