Painted glass

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Collage with painted glass
MFA# 1973.140


Glass whose surface has been decorated or colored with paint. Painted glass is typically prepared with a vitrifiable pigments that is fused to the surface by intense heat.

Synonyms and Related Terms

verre paint (Fr.); vidrio pintado (Esp.); vidro pintado (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996