Momigami

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sample of momigami made by papermaker Gina Page

a Japanese papermaking method, often described as kneaded paper.

Konnyaku starch is used to strengthen Kozo (paper mulberry) paper, which acquires an appearance of leather, then said paper is crumpled to achieve a high degree of flexibility.[1]

Japanese artist Sadao Watanabe has made prints of Biblical themes on momigami paper.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catherine Nash. "Wet Strength: The Use of Konnyaku in Hand Papermaking". Retrieved 30 March 2017.