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featheredge paper; deckled edge paper
 
featheredge paper; deckled edge paper
  
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* ''The Dictionary of Paper'', American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
 
* ''The Dictionary of Paper'', American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980

Latest revision as of 19:27, 30 April 2016

Description

Handmade or machine-made paper with an irregular, untrimmed edge. Deckle edge paper is considered ornamental and is usually of a high quality. Handmade paper form a deckle edge when extra paper fibers flow against and under the mold frame forming a rough uneven edge. Machine-made deckle paper simulates the rough edges by either removing the edging frame prior to manufacture or by tearing the edges of the dry paper after production.

See handmade paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

featheredge paper; deckled edge paper

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
  • Silvie Turner, Which Paper?, Design Press, New York, 1991
  • A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998