Azure paper

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Description

A sky-blue color paper. Azure blue color paper implied authority in England and is still used by many government offices (LaBarre 1969). It was usually a fine grade of paper colored with smalt and prepared with a watermark. Azure wove paper had a textured finish obtained from using a larger mesh screen.

Synonyms and Related Terms

blue laid paper

Additional Information

E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969.

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

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