Definition of wove paper in English:
Paper made on a wire-gauze mesh so as to have a uniform unlined surface. Compare with laid paper.
- There he created a new form of paper mold, producing wove paper, the continued refinement of which was crucial to the evolution of watercolor painting in Britain.
- Laid paper is formed on a surface made from thin parallel wires held together every inch or so by chain wires whilst wove paper is formed on a woven wire cloth.
- If the print is on a thick wove paper, it is most probably a nineteenth century edition.
early 19th century: wove, variant of woven.
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