Awagami Mingeishi White A4 48gsm
Mingeishi White is a classic and traditional washi favored by Japanese artists for centuries. Each sheet of Mingeishi White is skillfully made with a blend of premium alpha cellulose and kozo (mulberry) fiber. Although Mingeishi White's surface is fairly soft and the sheet is lightweight, this paper exhibits superior overall strength and is highly resilient. This versatile washi is suitable for mixed media artworks and all types of printmaking.
Size: A4 (21x29,7cm)
Colours: natural white
Manufacturer: Awagami Factory
Composition: 70% alpha cellulose - 30% kozo
Edges: no deckle edges in A4 size, hand made
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.
- Block printing
- Small sizes up to 30x40cm