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The art of the painted finish for furniture & decoration;antiquing, lacquering, gilding, & the great impersonators.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
O'Neil, Isabel.
Publication
New York, Morrow
Publisher Series
A House and garden book
House and garden book.
Contents
1: Painting, antiquing & distressing: mediums & methods -- Color -- Preparation of surface: basic tools & methods -- Paint -- Antiquing -- Varnishes -- Distressing -- 2: Glazes, lacquer & casein: old techniques updates -- Glazes -- History of lacquer -- Lacquer techniques -- Casein -- 3: Leafing, gilding & burnishing: traditional techniques -- Introduction -- Mat gilding -- Antique patina for leaf -- Burnishing -- 4: The great impersonators: faux finishes -- Introduction -- Bamboo -- Porphyry -- Faux marbre -- Faux tortoise shell -- Lapis Lazuli -- Faux bois -- Malachite -- Six fantasies.
Date
[1971]
Description
382 p. illus. 26 cm.
Notes
"A House & garden book."
Bibliography: p. [381]-382.
Gift of Tom McGrath, August 4, 2009.
ISBN
0688060706 (pbk.)
9780688060701 (pbk.)
GUSN
225867
Call Number
Coll. TT305.O64 1971
Descriptive terms
Furniture painting.
Painting, Industrial.

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