Paper which, when held up to the light displays a regular pattern of fine mesh. Paper without wire marks.
Paper which, when held to the light, appears to have an even pattern of fine mesh, distinct from laid paper.
Originally made with a finely woven wire screen to eliminate rib lines, today a wove surface is imparted using wet felts. It is a sheet with impressions in it formed by a dandy roll covered with woven wire. Wove papers are valued for their clothlike texture and smooth, even-sided finish.