Parchment facts for kids
Parchment is a thin material made from animal skin. The most common use for parchment was as a material for writing on, for the pages of a book. It is different to leather in that parchment is limed but not tanned. The better qualities of parchment are named vellum.
An English deed written on fine parchment or vellum with seal tag dated 1638.
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