Iwano Sample Book


The Iwano sample book is now available for purchase online and in the store! These books are made from the Iwano papermakers themselves and include not only our regularaly stocked Iwano papers, but special order papers as well. Iwano paper are handmade Echizen Washi and can be produced as large as 83.5″ x 107.5″. The paper maker is one of three Living National Treasures, named Ichibei Iwano, in Fukui prefecture, known for their very high quality washi. The large-sized Iwano can be used for printmaking, drawing, calligraphy, conservation, and as in Japan, for Fusuma sliding doors as used in historical castles and buildings.


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