Goldbeater's tissue

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Description

A thin, clear, tissue paper interleaved with gold plates for the production of gold leaf. Goldbeater's paper has a hard surface that is free from lint. The self-supporting tissue can be used to pickup and transfer each gold leaf.

See also Goldbeater's skin.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980

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