Provides over 1400 articles that deal with materials and techniques in art from ancient times to the present, including such media as ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, works on paper, textiles, video, and computer art.1850 burlap made from jute was used. During the 19th century ... In Canada mat- making began in Newfoundland, the Maritime provinces and Ontario. Cloth, too ... The Newfoundland poked mat, with a shaggy pile, is made in the same way as the British proggy (see As2) and was used primarily as a doormat. In Nova Scotiaanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art|
|Author||:||Gerald W. R. Ward|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2008|