Sekishu Mare Small
Sekishu Mare Small is a Handmade, Unsized washi paper, 25 g, 9.75″ x 13.75″. Mare means best quality. This washi is fiber cooked in soda ash, unbleached, fiber cleaned and beaten by hand, and ginko board dried. The technique for making Sekishu is designated by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity and by Japan as an Intangible Cultural Property. One of the oldest continuously made papers in Japan, very strong and absorbent, made in Sekishu, now called Shimane. Don’t confuse this quality paper with others called Sekishu that aren’t 100% kozo. It is excellent for conservation uses, all forms of printmaking, and dyeing and is traditionally used for brush writing.
Size Imperial: 9.75″ x 13.75″
Fiber Content: 100% Japanese kozo, (contains some cleaned green bark)
Usage: Chine Colle, Conservation, Printmaking, Repair, Dyeing
*Will be rolled for shipping. For shipping, please order a minimum of 5 sheets. It is easier to package to prevent damage. May not qualify for free shipping. See our shipping policy here.
Not what you’re looking for? Find the rest of our Washi papers here. You can also find a full selection of available Japanese Papers on the Japanese Paper Place website. We are able to special order any of their papers for you. Contact us for more information.