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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A very thin [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=aluminum aluminum] foil used for gilding. Aluminum leaf has a silvery color and has been used as an inexpensive substitute for [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=silver silver] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=palladium palladium] leaf. It is primarily used for signs, stamped designs, and book covers.
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A very thin [[aluminum|aluminum]] foil used for gilding. Aluminum leaf has a silvery color and has been used as an inexpensive substitute for [[silver|silver]] and [[palladium|palladium]] leaf. It is primarily used for signs, stamped designs, and book covers.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
imitation silver; Blattaluminium (Deut.); hoja de aluminio (Esp.); folha de alumnio (Port.)
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imitation silver; Blattaluminium (Deut.); hoja de aluminio (Esp.); folha de alumínio (Port.)
  
== Authority ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966
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* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  
* Ralph Mayer, Ralph Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
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* Ralph Mayer, ''A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques'', Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  
* Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, ''Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology'', U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
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* Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, ''Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology'', U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  
* Conservation Support Systems, Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997
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* Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 11:27, 26 April 2022

Description

A very thin Aluminum foil used for gilding. Aluminum leaf has a silvery color and has been used as an inexpensive substitute for Silver and Palladium leaf. It is primarily used for signs, stamped designs, and book covers.

Synonyms and Related Terms

imitation silver; Blattaluminium (Deut.); hoja de aluminio (Esp.); folha de alumínio (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997

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