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stencilled paper  
BROADER CONCEPT
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  • Paper decorated by cutting a design out of a thin yet durable piece of sheet material, such as thin paper board, paper or parchment, and dabbing, pouncing, sprinkling, or rubbing a colour through the openings (cut-out stencil). Stencilling can be repeated numerous times, with the same or different colours and in conjunction with other decoration techniques like block-printing or metal-leaf embossing. Another type of stencilling only occasionally encountered on paper involved scattering small pieces of material such as grains of rice or small chips of stone over a piece of paper, usually already coloured, and sprinkling over them to create the decoration (random stencil). This technique was much more often used for the decoration of bookblock edges.
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http://w3id.org/lob/concept/3986
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