Marbled Paper

Marbled Paper

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For 250 years after its introduction to Europe around 1600, the method of decorating paper known as marbling reigned supreme as the chief means of embellishing the fine work of hand-bookbinders. Richard J. Wolfe reconstructs the rise and fall of the craft and offers the most comprehensive account available of its history, techniques, and patterns.A Practical Guide to Marbling by Halfera#39;s Method, 29 In a section of this pamphlet entitled aquot;History of the Art of Marbling, aquot; ... of Antwerp, became well known for the manufacture of lace and, in the eighteenth century, for wallpaper and other kinds anbsp;...

Title:Marbled Paper
Author:Richard J. Wolfe
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press - 1990-01


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