1. Process of pasting or attaching a painted canvas to a wall with maroufle, an adhesive made of white lead ground in oil, a paste of rye flour to which several heads of garlic were added, or other ingredients.
2. Mural or ceiling finish consisting of painted decorations on a strong impermeable canvas, giving the appearance of being the real surface. It has the advantage of permitting the preparation of the decorations off the site, and enabling the canvas to be peeled off and removed for cleaning or repair.
Lady Freeman ;
OED Supplement, ii, 838;
W. Papworth (1852), v, 39–40
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