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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
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[[File:92.6096-SC122803.jpg|thumb|Japanese bowl<br>MFA# 92.6096]]
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A thin, glassy coating or finish.
  
A thin, glassy coating or finish.  
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* Paintings: Glaze is a thin film of transparent to semitransparent color added to change tonality. Glazes may be composed of diluted oil or oil/resin [[paint]]. A glaze usually refers to a darker color (e.g., [[Vandyke brown]]) applied over a lighter underlayer.  
  
--Paintings: Glaze is a thin film of transparent to semitransparent color added to change tonality. Glazes may be composed of diluted oil or oil/resin [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=paint paint]. A glaze usually refers to a darker color (e.g., [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=Vandyke brown Vandyke brown]) applied over a lighter underlayer.  
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* Ceramics: Glaze is a thin, vitreous, opaque coating fired on the surface of a [[ceramic]] body to add color, texture, and water resistance. Ceramic glazes are usually mixtures of silicates, lead compounds, and [[boric acid]] flux.  
  
--Ceramics: Glaze is a thin, vitreous, opaque coating fired on the surface of a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=ceramic ceramic] body to add color, texture, and water resistance. Ceramic glazes are usually mixtures of silicates, lead compounds, and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=boric acid boric acid] flux.  
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* Textiles and paper: Glaze is a highly polished finish obtained by treating the [[textile|fabric]] or [[paper]] with [[starch]], [[glue]], [[wax]], or [[synthetic resin|synthetic resins]], then heat-pressing. [[Chintz]] fabric, [[leather|leathers]], and many decorative papers are glazed.
  
--Textiles and paper: Glaze is a highly polished finish obtained by treating the [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=textile fabric] or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=paper paper] with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=starch starch], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=glue glue], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=wax wax], or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=synthetic resin synthetic resins], then heat-pressing. [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=Chintz Chintz] fabric, [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=leather leathers], and many decorative papers are glazed.
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[[File:99.74-142-13.jpg|thumb|Glazed pot<br>MFA# 99.74]]
  
[[File:92.6096-SC122803.jpg|thumb|]]
 
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
glazing; glaure (Fr.); veladura (Esp., Port.)
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glazing; glaçure (Fr.); veladura (Esp., Port.)
 
 
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== 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
  
* Reed Kay, Reed Kay, ''The Painter's Guide To Studio Methods and Materials'', Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1983
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* Reed Kay, ''The Painter's Guide To Studio Methods and Materials'', Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1983
  
* 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)
  
* ASTM, ASTM, "Standard Terminology Relating to Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products", Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 6, Paints, Related Coatings and Aromatics, ASTM, D16, 7-Jan, Jul-96
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* ASTM, "Standard Terminology Relating to Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products", Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 6, Paints, Related Coatings and Aromatics, ASTM, D16, 7-Jan, Jul-96
  
* Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Hoechst Celanese Corporation, ''Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology'' (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
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* Hoechst Celanese Corporation, ''Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology'' (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  
* 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
  
 
* ''The Dictionary of Paper'', American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
 
* ''The Dictionary of Paper'', American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  
* E.J.LaBarre, E.J.LaBarre, ''Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making'', Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
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* E.J.LaBarre, ''Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making'', Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
  
* Teri Hensick, Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998
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* Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 12:39, 27 August 2022

Glazed wool
MFA# 24.78

Description

Japanese bowl
MFA# 92.6096

A thin, glassy coating or finish.

  • Paintings: Glaze is a thin film of transparent to semitransparent color added to change tonality. Glazes may be composed of diluted oil or oil/resin Paint. A glaze usually refers to a darker color (e.g., Vandyke brown) applied over a lighter underlayer.
  • Ceramics: Glaze is a thin, vitreous, opaque coating fired on the surface of a Ceramic body to add color, texture, and water resistance. Ceramic glazes are usually mixtures of silicates, lead compounds, and Boric acid flux.
Glazed pot
MFA# 99.74

Synonyms and Related Terms

glazing; glaçure (Fr.); veladura (Esp., Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Reed Kay, The Painter's Guide To Studio Methods and Materials, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1983
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • ASTM, "Standard Terminology Relating to Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Products", Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 6, Paints, Related Coatings and Aromatics, ASTM, D16, 7-Jan, Jul-96
  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998

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