Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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watered silk

A silk cloth having a wavy or damasklike pattern, i.e., a MOIRÉ EFFECT . While seldom used as a covering material, it is sometimes used for doublures and fly leaves. See also: MOIRÉ BOOK CLOTH . (140 )

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