Definitions for "Japanese paper"
Keywords:  kozo, mulberry, mend, handmade, torn
A long fiber paper that is made from the inner bark of the Kozo tree and because it is extremely strong and delicate, is used to mend paper tears.
Used when framing to museum standards, particularly for making hand-torn hinges with which to support artwork. It is made from certain Far Eastern trees (eg Mulberry) and has long, strong fibres.
Thin, strong papers made in Japan from native plants among which are kozo (paper mulberry). The papers are handmade from long fibers. When torn, rather than straight edges, the edges are very feathery with long fibers, which do not tear. This paper is used for hinge mounting and mending art on paper.