rubbing (transferring techniques)

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Scope note
Transferring or copying an image, texture, or design from a relief or incised surface to a material such as paper or cloth either by placing the material over the surface and applying pressure and friction with a medium such as chalk or pencil, or by inking the surface of the original work, placing the material, and applying pressure and friction through rubbing. The purpose may be to create a copy of the original work, or to create a design or texture for use in a new work.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024