deckle edge


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deckle edge

[‚dek·ə′l ej]
(materials)
The unfinished edge of paper having a characteristic appearance as a result of leakage under the frame (deckle) in which the paper is made; handmade paper has a deckle edge on all four sides, machine-made paper only on two sides.
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She was then searching for the right way to produce Robert Mondavi's deckle edge reserve label.
A surprising continued omission (noted in my earlier reviews) is that although the watermarks of paper are regularly recorded (and included in the general index in this volume), with deckle edges sometimes noticed, there are no statements of folded format (i.
As George explains, they also acted on their canny understanding of the art audience's hunger for souvenirs of such events: "We had little leaflets, which we had letterpress printed, with deckle edges that we did ourselves.