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PREFERRED TERM
gold-tooling (techniques)  
SCOPE NOTE
  • A form of metal-foil tooling in which heated metal tools cast or cut with a decorative motif are pressed onto gold leaf over a thermo-plastic adhesive such as egg glaire which leaves the motif in gold impressed into the surface usually of the covering material of a book. A binding so decorated may be described as gold-tooled.
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http://w3id.org/lob/concept/1372
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