SMALL ORIHON BOOK

  • Japanese accordion book by Awagami papermakers of Tokushima, Japan. The Fujimori family has been making washi paper for 8 generations since 1825.
  • Read our article about the processes of making washi paper and indigo-dyeing at Awagami on The Kindcraft!
  • This traditional Japanese orihon accordion book has a hard cover. The book can be used for writing, sketching, as a photo album, or a scrapbook.
  • Bokashi, or ombre, is the name of the gradient pattern on the cover of the book. This technique is achieved by dipping the paper into the indigo vat multiple times.
  • The cover is momigami crinkle paper, and the pages inside the notebook are smooth heavy-weight ecru paper. There are 20 accordion pages.
  • Hand-dyed with 100% natural aizome indigo by master dyer Mieko Fujimori at Awagami in Tokushima.
  • 100% kozo mulberry paper.
  • Size: 3.75" x 4.75" (9.2 x 12.2 cm)
  • Buy this orihon book individually or as a set.

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