Artificial parchment

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A dense, heavy parchment-like paper generally used for greeting cards, announcements and diplomas. Artificial parchment is very different from imitation parchment which is a translucent greaseproof paper used for wrapping food.

See also vegetable parchment.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • Roy Perkinson, contributed information, 1998