The Gilded Page: The History and Technique of Manuscript Gilding

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Oak Knoll Press, 2000 - Art - 222 pages
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Whitley, an artist and researcher into the materials and techniques of medieval illumination, explores the history of manuscript gilding while also describing both the ancient and modern techniques for applying gold leaf to the page. She explains the tools, methods, and materials used in flat, raised, and patterned gilding for both manuscripts and paintings. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

one Origins i
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three Equipment Materials for the Gilders Workshop
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seven Tooling Gold Leaf in Manuscripts
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