If you have followed this blog, you have seen the process for etched gold leaf under glass (eglomise).
|Original cracked and peeling panel|
Some of these mirror panels are quite sophisticated and skillfully done; others, such as this one, are far more casual, and were probably the products of production-minded artisans. In these cases, you need to do the replacement with the same feeling - quickly, freely and without fussing.
|Scan of original to use for pattern|
|New and the original|
|Some gilding required|