A linen liner is basically a wooden frame that is covered with linen fabric in a white,
beige, or black color. Linen liners are typically, but not always, used on oil paintings
for a traditional look, to brighten up a piece, or to give the feel of a matboard where
a paper mat cannot be used.
A fillet is a thin decorative piece of moulding that cannot stand by itself, but is instead
inserted inside a matboard or frame. This not only helps to tie the frame in with the image,
but also gives a more formal appearance and adds an extra architectural element to a
Though spacers can be made from a variety of materials such as plastic, matboard,
or fomecore, they all serve the same fundamental purpose: to provide space and protection
between artwork and glass or to provide a visual element of space inside the frame. Spacers
are used in shadowbox presentations to allow 3-dimensional pieces to be mounted without being
mashed an distorted, and are also used on pastels to allow any flakes to fall behind the
matboard instead of on it.
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