[French kar-tawn-pyer]


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

Origin of carton-pierre

1840–50; < French: stone cardboard Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of carton-pierre