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Slip

Scope note

Fine clay which, when mixed with water, results in a fluid with a creamlike consistency, used in casting, glazing, decorating, and repairing ceramic wares; in its natural state, it contains sufficient flux to be used for glazing and decorating without the need of additives. For ceramic glaze with a high content of slip, use "slip glaze."

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Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300010459

Broader Terms used

<clay by composition or origin>

Term used for

clay, slip
slip clay

Equivalent Terms used

slips (clays)

Created

12yrs ago

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