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Laid paper

Scope note

Paper that shows thick and thin lines at right angles to each other, which are produced in the manufacturing; distinguished from "wove paper," which has a more even appearance. BATCOB

This term has 4,472 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

<paper by production method>

Narrower Terms used

toned laid paper

Term used for

laid papers
paper, laid


11yrs ago

Connected records

Adoration of the Shepherds


Printmaker: Noordt, Joannes van (Attributed)
Printmaker: Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (School of)

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The Madonna


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham

Sultan Soliman


Printmaker: Unknown
Printmaker: Hopfer, Hieronymus (After)

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