Definitions for "Laid paper"
Keywords:  dandy, handmade, wove, narrowly, mould
Paper showing the pattern of vertical wire-marks and horizontal chain-lines produced by the papermaker's mould during its manufacture.
Paper made in or after the traditional manner. Held to the light, such paper will display distinct vertical or chain lines at wide spacing and narrowly spaced horizontal laid lines
Made using a mold covered with wires to form a distinctive grid pattern of "laid lines"-horizontal wires placed closely together, and "chain lines"-more widely spaced vertical wires. This pattern transfers to the final sheet of paper and becomes and essential identifying feature.
Keywords:  rougher, vellum, bumpy, finish
Similar to vellum, but with a rougher "bumpy" finish.