Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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filigree doublures

A DOUBLURE (1) consisting of ornamental openwork of an intricate design, frequently of hairlike arabesques, intricate backgrounds of flowering vines with delicate spiraling stems, cut from leather and laid over a contrasting background. See also: ONLAY , (347 )




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