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Hanshi or “half sheet”of  a sheet called Sugiharashi; it is a cheap lightweight paper for various uses including calligraphy, shoji, book printing, painting mounting. It is generally made ​​from kozo but mitsumata can also be used in its composition as Suruga hanshi (Shizuoka). The most famous is Sekishu hanshi (Shimane). Standard dimensions are 24 -26 / 32-35cm. Currently there are imitations made ​​from wood pulp.
Terms mozo hanshi (imitation) and kairyo hanshi (improved) prove its popularity.
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