paillon definition

  • noun:
    • A thin leaf of material, in terms of use in gilding or enameling, or to show through a translucent medium.
    • Bright metal foil, used in attractive art to show through a thickness of enamel or artwork to change its shade or give it brilliancy; by extension, gilding applied upon a surface, since wood, papier-maché, etc., where painting will be carried out in clear colors.

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