Craftsmanship of Xuan papermaking

Papermaking is one of the four great inventions of ancient China. Among them, Xuan paper is an outstanding representative of traditional handmade paper, which has the characteristics of not being mothed or rotted, and its texture is tough. Since the beginning of the 8th century AD, Xuan paper has been an important meida of calligraphy, painting and traditional printing. The craft of Xuan paper have 108 steps. It have extremely high requirements on water quality, raw materials, utensils, and craftsmanship.

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