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[[File:60.1477-SC26563.jpg|thumb|Drawing on oatmeal paper<br>MFA# 60.1477]]
 
[[File:60.1477-SC26563.jpg|thumb|Drawing on oatmeal paper<br>MFA# 60.1477]]
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
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[[File:P496-SC13945.jpg|thumb|Engraving on oatmeal paper<br>MFA# P496]]
 
A coarse, inexpensive [[paper|paper]] often used for [[wallpaper|wallpaper]]. Oatmeal paper had a textured finish made by coating the furnish surface with a thin layer of [[sawdust|sawdust]] or chaff. The sawdust was often dyed prior to application for a decorative effect.
 
A coarse, inexpensive [[paper|paper]] often used for [[wallpaper|wallpaper]]. Oatmeal paper had a textured finish made by coating the furnish surface with a thin layer of [[sawdust|sawdust]] or chaff. The sawdust was often dyed prior to application for a decorative effect.
  

Latest revision as of 07:57, 4 August 2022

Drawing on oatmeal paper
MFA# 60.1477

Description

Engraving on oatmeal paper
MFA# P496

A coarse, inexpensive Paper often used for Wallpaper. Oatmeal paper had a textured finish made by coating the furnish surface with a thin layer of Sawdust or chaff. The sawdust was often dyed prior to application for a decorative effect.

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 576
  • Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • 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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