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Re: [BKARTS] Source for Lined Paper

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Stansell" <CraftBook@xxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 4:49 PM
Subject: Re: Source for Lined Paper

> You need the services of a paper ruler who does pen ruling. I believe
> belongs to our group.
> Ed

The medieval monks used a tool called a rastrum (rake) with which they
scored their parchment or paper at one horizontal stroke. These shallows
marks would disappear over time, leaving only the perfectly aligned
miniscules in their wake.

Other Ed

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