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decalcomania [2 records]

Record 1 2007-11-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Printing Processes - Various
DEF

The [process of] transferring pictures, trademarks, emblems, and decorations from paper onto other materials such as glass, china, wood, or metal.

OBS

Industrial or mass produced ceramic wares are commonly decorated with transfers of this type.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Procédés d'impression divers
DEF

Procédé qui permet de transporter les images coloriées sur la porcelaine, le verre, le papier.

CONT

En céramique, le décor imprimé par décalcomanie débuta en Angleterre [...] vers 1756 [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Distintos procesos de impresión
DEF

Procedimiento de impresión que permite reportar sobre una superficie lo que ha sido previamente impreso al revés sobre un papel especial.

CONT

Las calcomanías impresas en offset o en prensas litográficas con tintas especiales se usan para decorar la porcelana y otras labores de cerámica artística. Durante la cocción las tintas se funden y se adhieren íntimamente a la masa como un esmalte.

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Record 2 2007-07-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Graphic Reproduction
DEF

A picture, design, or label made to be transferred (as to glass) from specially prepared paper.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Production graphique

Spanish

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