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- Radepont, Marie, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Talanta 2020 v.206 pp. 120191
- X-radiation; ancestry; elemental composition; gilts; gold; home furnishings; leaf characteristics; leather; leaves; manufacturing; mercury; provenance; silver; spectroscopy; trace elements; France; Italy; Netherlands; Spain
- ... An analytical methodology involving Particle Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE) and Rutherford Backscattering Spectroscopy (RBS) was implemented to respectively characterize the composition and the thickness of silver leaves on gilt leather decors. These objects, ancestors of our wallpapers, are nowadays still difficult to date and their provenance is generally determined from stylistic studies. The in ...