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PREFERRED TERM
graining plates  
BROADER CONCEPT
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  • Engraved plates of metal or occasionally wood used from the late eighteenth century to transfer impressed patterns onto a tanned skin. They were used to create dicing and other geometrical patterns, as well imitating straight-grain tanned skins.
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http://w3id.org/lob/concept/3179
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