A wire device in a paper frame (in the form of designs or monograms), which leaves an image in the paper.
Paper frames often incorporated wire devices (in the form of designs or monograms), which leave an image in the paper. There exist reference volumes containing reproductions of watermarks from broadly datable or localizable contexts, and it is frequently possible to identify watermarks by matching them against such reproductions.
- Arabic:علامة مائيّة
- French:Filigrane; Marque
- Italian:Marca; Filigrana
- Portuguese:marca d'água
- Spanish:Filigrana; Marca de agua; Verjura