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wove paper


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wove paper

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Paper, typically handmade, manufactured by casting the pulp onto a woven screen made from wire mesh or fabric. When examined in transmitted light, wove paper shows a characteristic weave impression from the screen pattern. It is distinguished from "laid paper," which shows a pattern of thick and thin transucent lines that have been transmitted from a wire screen used in manufacture.

Variations

paper, wove

wove papers

papier vélin

papiers vélins

papier tissé

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