Awagami Kitakata 36gsm

Awagami

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2,58 € tax excl.

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One of the Awagami signature printmaking paper using Philippine Gampi as a main material.
Kitakata has a subtle gloss yet surprisingly soft surface. This paper is dense making it ideal for many types of printmaking techniques but especially for lithography.

Weights & colours: 36gsm cream (Kitakata), 36gsm green (Kiatakata Green)
Size: 52x43cm
Manufacturer: Awagami Factory
Composition: 90% gampi fiber - 10% wood pulp
Sizing: no
Watermark: no
Edges: Handmade, 4 deckle edges

Worldwidely famous for the quality of its papers, Awagami Factory can trace its papermaking roots back to 1825.
In 1984 Minoru Fujimori was honored as a Master Craftsman and awarded the medal for Technical Excellence in recognition of his efforts to preserve the art of making Awa Washi ( paper from Tokushima).
Since then, his son Yoishi and the family are proud to continue the papermaking tradition, this most ancient and honorable Japanese craft.

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