Also called blind embossing or inkless intaglio. A process using an intaglio press to raise an image on a paper surface, producing a three-dimensional effect.
A print with an impression in high relief, that is, with all or part of the image higher than the unmarked areas. Some embossed prints have no color other than that of the paper.
(em·bossed print) NOUN: Raised letters, used to make books accessible for blind people in the early nineteenth century. Embossed print was replaced by Braille in the second half of the nineteenth century.