Detail of a flower. The pigment lies on top of the fabric, and the damage from what may have been normal wear in the flaking paint is visible. Source: From Philadelphia Museum of Art. Acc. No. 1942.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Painted silk dress, ca. 1770. Detail of a flower. The pigment lies on top of the fabric, and the damage from what may have been normal wear in the flaking paint is visible. Source: From Philadelphia Museum of Art. Acc. No. 1942.