These papers are 熟宣 Shu Xuan sized or cooked Xuan paper made with Eulaliopsis binata called in Chinese 龙须草 “Dragon beard grass” also known as Chinese alpine rush. They are deliberately not as absorbent as the unsized raw Xuan tree bark paper to facilitate different styles of painting.
- Size: 60 * 120 cm.
- Colour: White
- Materials: 龙须草 “Dragon beard grass” latin name Eulaliopsis binata, known in English as Chinese alpine rush, spring water.
- Suitable for Gongbi paintings.
- Finish: the paper is sized and the absorption rate is low. It is designed for detailed Chinese ink paintings.
- Handmade with traditional recipe.
This pack of paper is handmade at the ancient Xuan Paper workshop featured in Xuan paper making – a Unesco intangible heritage.
For more information about Xuan paper types and usage see Chinese Xuan 1,000 year old Truth paper.