The Decoration of Leather From the French of Georges de Récy
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The Decoration of Leather From the French of Georges de Récy

By Georges de Récy
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Table of Contents
  • THE DECORATION OF LEATHER
  • TRANSLATOR’S NOTE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT
    • FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I
    • TOOLS
    • CHOICE OF SKINS
  • CHAPTER II
    • TRACING THE DESIGN ON THE LEATHER
    • INCISING THE LEATHER
    • CUT OR ENGRAVED LEATHER
    • CARVED LEATHER
    • PUNCHES
    • HAMMERED LEATHER
    • MODELLED LEATHER
    • MODELLING TOOLS
    • EMBOSSING LEATHER
    • MODELLED LEATHER WITH PUNCHED BACKGROUND
    • POINTOGRAVURE
    • STAMPED LEATHER
    • OPEN-WORK LEATHER
  • CHAPTER III
    • LEATHER FOR GROUNDWORK
    • PREPARATION OF THE LEATHER FOR THE GROUNDWORK
    • MONOCHROME MOSAIC ON CALF
    • LEATHER FOR INLAYING
    • MOUNTING THE LEATHER ON PAPER
    • TRACING THE DESIGN ON THE PAPER
    • CUTTING OUT THE DESIGN
    • PASTING THE INLAY ON THE GROUNDWORK
    • SETTING IN THE INLAY
    • OUTLINING THE MOSAIC
    • POLYCHROME MOSAIC
    • POLYCHROME MOSAIC ON A MOROCCO GROUNDWORK
    • PASTING THE INLAY ON A MOROCCO GROUNDWORK
    • MOSAIC ON MODELLED LEATHER
    • INSERTED MOSAIC
    • MOSAIC IN RELIEF
    • INCRUSTED MOSAIC
  • CHAPTER IV
    • REDS
    • YELLOWS
    • BLUES
    • GREENS
    • DIFFERENT METHODS OF COLOURING LEATHER
    • SHADED GROUNDWORK
    • MARBLING
    • TREE MARBLING
    • SPRINKLING
    • GILDING
  • CHAPTER V
  • APPENDIX
  • NOTE
  • INDEX
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