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
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000