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Polychromy

Scope note

The practice of painting or decorating in several colors; a term used mostly regarding sculpture, architectural decoration, ceramics, and various ancient artifacts. For the attribute describing the result of this process, use "polychrome."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000247962

Broader Terms used

coloring

Created

12yrs ago

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