manière criblée

ma·​nière cri·​blée | \ məˈnyerkrēˈblā \

Definition of manière criblée

: an engraving technique originally used in the 15th century in which round holes punched in a block or plate produce a white spotted background in the print

called also dotted manner

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History and Etymology for manière criblée

French, literally, criblé manner

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“Manière criblée.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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