A lime paste finish coat for plaster walls. Fine stuff is typically composed of a lime putty and is sometimes mixed with gypsum plaster. It has little to no aggregate or fiber. Fine stuff is applied over a dry plaster base coats and dried to form a smooth white surface finish.
Synonyms and Related Terms
"barramento (Port.); plaster putty; setting stuff; plaster finish coat
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
- Website address 1 Comment: NPS briefs at www2.cr.nps/tps/briefs/brief21.htm
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000