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Repoussé

Scope note

In metalwork, a technique for decorating a surface by hammering the reverse of the object, sometimes into a mold of wood that has been carved in intaglio, to create designs in relief. MAYER

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300054023

Broader Terms used

<metal decorating techniques>

Term used for

repousser
repoussé work

Created

12yrs ago

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