Made form wingceltis fiber, marble paper is a variety of rice paper identified by its thickness and strength. In art and crafts, the paper gained its fame by its close texture, clear veins, brisk ink effect, and durability.
Grown out of a 2-ply tribute paper of the 7th century, this paper appeared in imperial court since the 14th century and was named after its appearance - white and translucent as marble. In feudal times, most emperors' edicts were written on the paper. From the 16th to 20th century, the paper was extensively used in book printing.Back to rice paper list
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