Decorative paper made by dipping the paper into a bath of multicoloured paint, leaving swirled marble-like designs on the paint, which are often then manipulated with a comb or other instrument into a variety of patterns. Used today primarily as covers or endpapers in luxurious books issued by fine presses.
Paper containing a swirled pattern or design of several colors. Often used for end papers or for paper-covered boards. See also BOARD END PAPERS PAPER
A technique for producing decorative papers for book work by floating pigments in a tank of water or size, manipulating them, and laying paper over them to take the design.
paper decorated with a multi-colored, marble design; used mostly for endpapers or for paper-covered boards.
Paper that has been painted in a manner to suggest the appearance of marble.
paper decorated with a multi-colored, swirled design or pattern; often used for end papers or for paper covered boards, especially with three-quarter or half leather bindings.
A decorative paper marked by swirling, abstract patterns that resemble the surface of marble.
A design process which gives paper a very special and unique pattern which was popular in the 18th and 19th century. Morocco. A very handsome and durable binding made of goat skin. Some books are occasionally described as being "morocco" even though their actual binding may be in some other form of leather.
Paper with a decorative, marble-like appearance, obtained by laying it onto a viscous liquid so that it picks up colours floating on the surface.