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Re: [BKARTS] Protecting papel amate



on 7/8/02 3:03 PM, Tom Trusky at TTRUSKY@BOISESTATE.EDU wrote:

> Picky point, but here goes:  I've never heard amate termed "paper," for
>
> the latter material involves the intermingling of cellulose fibers
> while suspended in water.  Amate, as I understand it, is merely bark
> beaten senseless.

You could be right, but I've always heard it referred to as papel amate.

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