The art of washi paper in Japanese rare books

Japanese culture through rare books

Capacitación gratuita

Modalidad:  en línea

Organizado por:  Keio University

Fecha: abierto actualmente

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The papers inside books can last hundreds of years if cared for correctly.

This course will look at the history of papers used inside Japanese rare books, and in other cultures across the world.

You’ll learn about the materials and technologies used to produce Japanese papers, particularly the use of traditional washi paper.

You’ll understand the crafting process used to create Japanese rare books, including the use of design and decoration techniques.

You’ll find out how to identify the different types and varieties of papers used in Japanese rare books.

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