Awagami Hosho Select 80gsm


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The striped 'laid" lines are a unique characteristic of this high quality sheet. Long recognized by printmakers as one of the most versatile of Japanese washi papers, Hosho Select is particularly suitable for woodblock printing. For intaglio printing, it is advised to moisten this paper by spraying water lightly, since it is made of cellulose and has no sizing.

Weight: 80gsm
Size: 52x43cm
Colour: extra white
Manufacturer: Awagami Factory
Composition: 100% alpha cellulose
Sizing: no
Watermark: no
Edges: 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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