Decorative paper made by dipping the paper into a bath of multicoloured paint, leaving swirled marble-like designs on the paint, which are often then manipulated with a comb or other instrument into a variety of patterns. Used today primarily as covers or endpapers in luxurious books issued by fine presses.
Paper containing a swirled pattern or design of several colors. Often used for end papers or for paper-covered boards. See also BOARD END PAPERS PAPER
A technique for producing decorative papers for book work by floating pigments in a tank of water or size, manipulating them, and laying paper over them to take the design.