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cuerda seca


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cuerda seca

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Decoration technique in which outlines are drawn on the surface of wares (especially tiles) with a greasy substance colored with manganese, allowing glazes of several colors to be used without intermingling; the grease disappears during firing; found primarily in Iberia.

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cord, dry

dry cord

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