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St. Armand Old Master Paper - Frobisher (white) Laid 18" x 24" 90gr
St. Armand Old Master Paper - Frobisher (white) Laid  18" x 24" 90gr


 
Our Price: $8.00
(Minimum order):  2


Product Code: STA04
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Description
 
Touching these papers made from linen and cotton rag is just like being back in the 17th century! The laid finish gives them an authentic feel. The linen and cotton rag laid paper is like the drawing papers used in the 17th century.
This paper has been used for end papers and text in book restorations.
18" x 24" (46cm x 60.5cm) 90gr. Other colors and sizes available on special order.
The Saint-Armand handmade papers are made one sheet at a time following traditional methods. The sheets have 4 deckled edges and no grain direction. Bookbinders appreciate their strength. Before making the paper, they prepare the pulp by beating rags. They recycle mostly cotton off-cuts from clothing manufacturers and also linen, flax straw, jute and sisal. The pulping is mechanical. They don't use any chemical or bleaching agents, only water and rags. For example, the white is made from white tee-shirt off-cuts, and the blue from blue denim. The mechanical beating keeps the fibers long and pliable. The papers do not crack when folded and will resist very deep embossing. The pulp is sized with an additive.

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