Wrapping paper

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MFA Acc. #: 2006.139


1) A strong, brown or grey, heavy weight paper used to wrap packages for shipping or storage.

2) A strong, decorative paper used to wrap gifts.

Synonyms and Related Terms

papier d'emballage (Fr.)

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 575
  • Hermann Kuhn, Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and Antiquities, Butterworths, London, 1986
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980

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