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Figure 2

From: Study of materials and techniques in painted ceiling panels from a palace in Cremona (Italy, 15thcentury)

Figure 2

Cross-section optical microscope examination. A) Visible light of the T5 sample from background (fourth panel); layer 1: heterogeneous and thick yellowish ground, composed by mineral grains with different diameter and shape; layer 2: white and thin layer above the ground; layer 3: paint layer with blue pigment minerals. B) UV light of the sample T3 from the red color of the woman headdress (second panel); layer 1: a brown fluorescence widespread along the ground layer; layer 2: paint layer with the inorganic red minerals and a white binder without fluorescence effect.

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