Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Layer

Vatman, coucher, layer at work in papermaking
Papermaking : The layer had the skill-demanding task of separating the sheets of damp woolen felt from the wet sheets of paper rolled onto the felt by the coucher. The layer stacked the sheets of paper, handing the felts back to the coucher.

Vatman, coucher, and layer worked in unison.





Comprehensive online article on European papermaking techniques from 1300 to 1800.

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