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Materials. All baseballs used by Major League Baseball consist of the same materials. An inner core is made of rubber-coated cork and then surrounded by three layers of wool yarn and a winding of cotton or polyester yarn. This core is then coated in latex adhesive or rubber cement and covered with cowhide.

Materials included in common house construction included wood, straw, stone, sand, lime, and clay. Straw would often be used for roofs. Adobe bricks, very common in the construction of houses in the Aztec empire, would be made from water, sand, clay, and a material such as straw.

As well as sprinkling powdered pigment direct on to the canvas and mixing paint with materials like sand and newspaper, Picasso liked to use industrial paints alongside the more traditional oil brands, to create some of his unique colours. He particularly liked a type of enamel paint made by a firm called Ripolin.Apr 18, 2014

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