stained decoration

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stained decoration
flekket dekor
Note (en)
Stains or various types and colours were used to decorate bindings covered in both animal skins and paper in a bewildering variety of ways, for most of which no complete and satisfactory terminology exists. The term 'stain decoration' will cover all of these.
Note (nb)
mer eller mindre regelmessige flekker påført på utsiden av et materiale for å skape en dekorativ effekt
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