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