(1) Paper finish that exhibits a toothy surface similar to eggshell or antique and is relatively absorbent for fast ink penetration. (2) A high-grade paper made to resemble parchments originally made from calf's skin. (3) Social and personal stationery is often called vellum.
A thick creamy, bulky book paper that resembles vellum. It has a rough finish with a bit of tooth. Imitation vellum. See also BULK; TOOTH; VELLUM
an uncoated, very strong, high quality paper - the term also refers to the coating of the paper - is often the name for the tracing paper used by architects and artists.
(1)Term usually applied to a paper finish similar to eggshell or antique. (2) A high grade paper made to resemble parchments originally made from calf's skin. (3) Social and personal stationery are often called vellums.
Strong, tough and of high class appearance. It is made to imitate the fine smooth finish of a parchment made from animal skin. Vellum paper is often used for certificates.
Vellum was originally known only as a cream cotton blend paper with a smooth finish. Translucent vellum is a translucent paper that is smooth in finish.
The term frequently refers to the finish of the paper rather than a grade of paper. Architects and artists also use a high quality tracing paper known as "tracing vellum."
Vellum was originally known only as a cream cotton blend paper with a smooth finish, less expensive than 100% cotton. There is another type of paper, translucent vellum, which is transparent and very different than a cream cotton blend. People often shorten translucent vellum to just "vellum."
Used mainly for certificates. The paper is tough and strong and has a good quality appearance.
Very strong, good quality cream colored or natural paper made to impersonate calfskin parchment. Also, the term is often applied to the finish of paper rather than a grade of paper. Stationery is often referred to as vellum. Also, tracing paper used by architects and artists.