Morisa Pink Plum Blossom Tosa Washi Paper Place Mat (5 sheets)
This place mat is made of Tosa Washi Paper and has a plum blossom pattern.
Plum blossoms have been a favorite flower in Japan for a long time, and are a motif often used in kimonos and tableware. The plum blossoms are considered to be auspicious, as they are the first to bloom as soon as the cold winter has passed, making people feel happy and announcing the beginning of the new season.
This Washi paper has a double structure, and the Washi paper with a white pattern on it is made by a technique called "Rakusui". Rakusi is a traditional technique to make a pattern on washi paper by dropping water. The technique of making a double-layered paper by applying another sheet of washi on the back of the Rakusui paper is called "Sukiawase".
This place mat is perfect for an individual serving. In addition to being used as a regular place mat, they are also great to place under items displayed on a shelf.
Washi paper does not dissolve when washed and does not tear easily even if folded many times. This place mat can also be used repeatedly by washing it lightly by hand and drying it, and if it gets wrinkled, it can be ironed. When ironing, it is recommended to iron from the reverse side to keep the texture intact.
Tosa Washi Paper is Japanese paper made in Ino-cho, Kochi Prefecture, and around Tosa City. Together with Fukui Prefecture's Echizen Washi and Gifu Prefecture's Mino Washi, Tosa Washi is one of the three major types of Washi. Known for its gentle touch and warm texture, it was designated as a traditional craft in 1976 because of its fine quality.
Morisa is a company that has always strived to produce Tosa Washi, a paper that is creative and beautiful, while also maintaining the traditional values and meeting the needs of modern users. Their skilled craftsmen and innovative processing techniques have resulted in many unique Tosa Washi that cannot be replicated by handmade paper alone.
- Quantity: 5 sheets
Dimension: 39.4cm (15.5in) × 27.2cm (10.7in)
- Material: Paper
- Origin: Made in Japan - Tosa Washi Paper
- Brand: Morisa
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Morisa continues to produce Tosa Washi Paper with rich ideas and the fun and beauty of washi, matching washi to the needs of the times while carrying on the tradition. Using the expertise and creativity of its craftsmen as well as its unique processing technology, Morisa has produced many one-of-a-kind Tosa Washi Paper products that could not have been realized by handmade paper making alone.View MORISA Collection
Tosa Washi Paper
Tosa Washi Paper is Japanese paper made in Ino-cho, Kochi Prefecture, and around Tosa City. Together with Fukui Prefecture's Echizen Washi and Gifu Prefecture's Mino Washi, Tosa Washi is one of the three major types of Washi. Known for its gentle touch and warm texture, it was designated as a traditional craft in 1976 because of its fine quality.View more TOSA WASHI PAPER