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Fig. 20

From: Technical examination of the Emerson-White Book of Hours: observations on pigment preferences and media application in a Flemish manuscript

Fig. 20

Unusual green–brown colors containing copper and zinc (shell brass). a Floral border with green–brown background (f. 120r). b Detail of Fig. 20a (see arrow upper right) showing abrasion of the shell brass revealing a green tone and a moth painted with shell silver (now tarnished), ×25 (f. 120r). c Detail of  moth on f. 13r painted with green–brown shell brass, ×17 (see Table 6 and Fig. 3b, spots 12–14; compare Fig. 21)

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