Moldmade paper

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Description

A machine-made paper that simulates the appearance of handmade paper. Moldmade paper is made with a cylinder mold that was invented in England in 1895. The cylinder mold rotates through a vat of paper pulp. The edges of cut with a jet of water; this simulates the thin deckle edge of handmade paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

mold-made paper; mould-made paper (Br.); mold made paper

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • Silvie Turner, Which Paper?, Design Press, New York, 1991