Turkey umber

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Description

A name given to raw umber that was quarried in Cyprus but shipped through Istanbul. See Cyprus umber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Cyprus umber

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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