Dutch Gilt: Flowers and Stems No.54

Dutch Gilt: Flowers and Stems No.54

Regular price Dhs. 121.00

Flowers and leaves on a stem

Suitable for bookbinding, box making, picture framing, furniture decoration and the general paper crafts.

Print: Dutch Gilt Relief Print on a stencilled background

Dutch Gilt Relief printing is where a lino plate has metal leaf applied to its surface which is brought into contact with treated, sized paper. When pressure is applied, the non-recessed surface will leave leaf on the paper, whereas the recessed areas will not. When perfectly dry, the excess leaf is carefully removed revealing the pattern. 

Stencilling - A stencil is made by cutting out the required shapes in a heavy oiled cardstock to match the area where added colour is desired. An translucent ink is dabbed over the hole in the stencil leaving the colour making a multiple coloured, highly decorative print. 

In this instance, four colours have been applied in a seemingly random pattern best described as blobs!

Block: No.54, Hand carved lino
Total Size: 15½ x 11 inches. 400 x 275 mm (approx)
Handmade antique linen rag printed paper from the book Synopsis Criticorum & aliorum, published in the 1680s.
Paper: Handmade antique linen rag printed paper from the book Synopsis Criticorum & aliorum, published in the 1680s.
Published: February 2023
Qty Available At Publication: 1
Made By: J&J Jeffery