Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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brocade

1. A book cloth, generally made from silk or cotton, woven in jacquard construction and characterized by allover formal design of slightly raised floral and figure designs introduced by additional threads in the filling. 2. In papermaking, a heavily embossed cover paper. 3. A marbled paper with a brocadelike pattern. (183 )




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