Carton-pierre



papier-mâché decorated in imitation of wood, stone, or metal, and chiefly used for ornamental statuary or decorative motifs.
Historical Examples

Cortot was commissioned with this work, and set up a model in carton-pierre.
Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840 Duchesse De Dino

The room was a small one, hung with blue satin bordered with wreaths in carton-pierre.
Froth Armando Palacio Valds

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