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Reparure

Scope note

Use for the process of carving away and shaping the layered gesso covering the carved ornament on a wooden picture frame so as to sharpen and, often, add detail prior to the gilding of the frame.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000261983

Broader Terms used

carving

Created

12yrs ago

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