The Manuscript Codex * Textual Indicators, Decorative Forms and Decorative Techniques
MARBLED

A technique in which pigments in suspension are floated on water and drawn into delicate patterns, which can resemble the patterns found in marble. When paper is laid directly onto the suspension of colorant and binder, the patterns are transferred to the paper and adhere there.
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UBL Or. 829

 

 

AUTHORS: PAUL HEPWORTH AND KARIN SCHEPER