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Paper for calligraphy. Purple dyed fibers are added on top and bottom of the sheet to give a cloudy effect.

 

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Paper made from a mixture of dyed fibers in purple and in blue to obtain a cloudy effect. It is often used for calligraphy.

 

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Paper dyed in purple.

 

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Litterally paper dyed in blue.

 

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Paper scented with sandalwood and agarwood (eaglewood).

 

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Paper dyed in blue. Aigami or “paper dyed with indigo” is a specialty of Tokushima prefecture.

 

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Paper produced in China (Anhui Province), of the famous "Red Star" brand. One side is very smooth.

 

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Name given by Japanese to xuanzhi imported into Japan. Name refers to papers produced in other provinces outside of Anhui.

 

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Paper for calligraphy prepared from bamboo fibers only.

 

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Paper made from a mixture of rice straw and bamboo. One side is polished.

 

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