Washi 和紙

Washi (Japanese traditional paper )

“WA” meaning is “Japan” and “shi”meaning is “paper”.Washi has a long history(about 1400 years) in Japan.
The Shosoin (National Treasure temple’s warehouse) has a 1200-year-old book.
Washi is made from the fiber of the tree and that making in the traditional handmade.
It is used for the door called a “Shoji” and “Fusuma” the sliding paper-door in Japan.
Washi was registered by UNESCO with the Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2016.

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