Awagami Washi : Japanese Paper : Kitakata Select : 90gsm : 43x52cm (Apx.17x20in) : Single Sheet




A heavier weight version of the popular Kitakata washi primarily composed of Gampi fibre (90%) with Alpha Cellulose (10%).
  • Acid-free printmaking paper
  • 52x43cm
  • 90gsm
  • 4 Deckle edges


Paper has played a significant role Japanese culture for well over 1000 years. It intrinsic qualities of warmth, resilience and durability have seen it used in the manufacture of the widest imaginable range of products for both daily living, ritual and the arts. At Awagami Factory, a sixth generation family run paper mill. tradition and innovation meet. Awagami papers are made from traditional natural fibres: Kozo and Gampi as well as non-tree fibres such as Bamboo, Cotton and Hemp and are suitable for many printmaking techniques as well as other art mediums.

With a subtle gloss and a soft surface this Kitakata is a beautiful paper for relief, lithography, etching and screen printing. A delicate buff colour with 4 deckle edges. 90gsm 52 x 43cm.


Product CodePAWKTS9034
To Use WithPrintmaking, Japanese Woodcut
VeganNon Vegan
Country of ManufactureJapan
Metric Size (CM)43 cm
GSM Weight Range1-99 gsm
Surface : gsm90 gsm
Quantity : SheetsSingle
Weight (kg)0.021000


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