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Restoration of Composition Ornament

Composition ornament is a general term for various proprietary molded and cast mixtures composed variously from linseed oil, pitch, whiting, hide glue and various binders and aggregates such as horsehair, hemp or dried clay. Because of its low cost and ability to confer "correct" high style detail on the most vernacular structure, composition ornament remained popular throughout the period.

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