For just under 1500 years, Japan has been producing handmade paper in a volume and variety that is second to none. Washi is the Japanese term for paper produced in the traditional manner. Paper exists harmoniously, and essential to life, and the Japanese have long cherished and respected the handmade sheet.
Legion Paper is proud to offer dozens of different papers from Japan. Below is an overview of some of the papers we offer. For more information on these or other Japanese papers, please contact us
Handmade in Japan of 100% Philippine gampi. This paper has a delicate and subtle laid pattern in a natural or light green color. Often used in restoration and bookbinding because of it’s strength. Kitakata is also an excellent choice for printmaking, chine colle and block printing. Neutral pH, 4 natural deckles.
Available Sizes, Weights and Formats
Color Surface Weight Size Quantity
Sheets 30gsm 16×20