Amate

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MFA Acc. #: 1993.816

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Description

A contemporary term used in Central America for high quality paper made from mulberry tree fibers.

See also amatl.

Synonyms and Related Terms

amate paper

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 574
  • Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • Silvie Turner, Which Paper?, Design Press, New York, 1991

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