noun, plural ges·soes.
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Example sentences from the Web for gesso
No. 1261 retains the greater part of a gilt gesso border, stamped or modelled with a wavy tendril and bud pattern.
The background is entirely of gold, thickly studded with bosses of gilded gesso.Luca Signorelli|Maud Cruttwell
It is of an architectural type and of oak, and was covered with gilded gesso which long since disappeared.
The examples coated with gilded gesso or blazoned with paintings are, however, the most magnificent.
The evidence is in favour of white grounds, of size and gesso.