Hosho papers are acid-free Oriental papers are strong and absorbent. They are made in the centuries-old Japanese tradition. Kozo rice paper is highly absorbent, making it ideal for calligraphy and watercolour painting. Kozo paper is not sized.
The Hosho Select striped "laid" lines are a unique characteristic of this high-quality sheet. Long recognized by printmakers as one of the most versatile of Japanese washi papers, Hosho Select is particularly suitable for woodblock prints.