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Conservation Papers

Our comprehensive selection of fine papers for conservators includes many variations of pure Japanese kozo, gampi and mitsumata papers, both hand and machine made, in a wide range of weight and tone.

In addition to the papers listed below, we encourage you to view our separate pages of the following papers in various colours:

The table below contains our Japanese conservation papers available in a sampler:

  • p1  Toned Repair Sheets (8 swatches)
  • p2  Toned Repair Tissue, Roll Format (8 swatches)
  • p3  Undyed Repair and Support Tissues (8 swatches)
  • p4  Papers with Clay or Shell (8 swatches)
  • p5  Gampi Papers (8 swatches)
  • p6  Light Colour Sheets (8 swatches)
  • p7  Light Weight Sheets (8 swatches)
  • p8  Midweight Sheets #1 (8 swatches)
  • p9  Mitsumata and Small Format (8 swatches)
  • p10 Heavy and Large Format Papers (8 swatches)

You can view or download a PDF of the sampler (25Mb), order individual pages for $3.75 US, or purchase the full set for $35 US plus postage. There are up to 8 swatches per page, and each 1.5" x 3" swatch is glued only at the top so you can properly feel the paper.


  • Prices subject to change due to fluctuation in the Japanese Yen.
  • For more details or to order, please go to our online order form or contact us directly.

Description
HM=handmade
MM=machinemade

Product# Size
Weight
Fibre content Production details
CW=cooked with
DO=dried on
Special notes=end of table
Price
Aged HM Gampi Tissue CON9911 9 x 16.5"
9g
100% gampi Produced in the 1950s for mimeographs.
$2.00
Classic Kitakata MM NAT9373 16 x 21"
35g
100% Philippine gampi CW: caustic soda
$3.00
Fukunishi Udagami HM CON1099 12.5 x 18.5"
32g

100% Japanese local kozo and added clay

CW: wood ash treated water DO: wooden boards
$13.00
Fukunishi Udagami Long 25g HM CON1114 12 x 57"
25g
100% Japanese kozo and added clay CW: wood ash treated water DO: wooden boards
$20.00
Fukunishi Udagami Long 40g HM CON1206 12.5 x 57"
40g
100% Japanese kozo and added clay CW: wood ash treated water
DO: wooden boards
$25.00
Hosho Iwano HM CON7636 18 x 22.5
75g
100% Japanese (Nasu) kozo Special Note 1
$30.00
Hosokawa Kozo HM CON1107 23.5 x 35.5"
35g
100% Japanese (Nasu) kozo, including some green inner bark CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel
Special Note 2
$20.00
Ikenoura #1 NAT8013 25 x 38"
12g
100% Thai & Japanese kozo mix

CW: wood ash and some caustic soda
DO: stainless steel
Bleached with sodium hypochlorite, fibre well rinsed, synthetic direct dye. pH 7.3 at time of making

$13.00
Inoue Haini Kozo 22g CON1109 24 x 38"
22g
100% Japanese kozo CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel
Special Note 3
$14.25
Inoue Haini Kozo 37g CON1115 25 x 39"
37g
100% Japanese kozo CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel
Special Note 3
$28.00
Inshu Gampi 001 HM CON11827 25 x 38.5"
16g
100% Japanese gampi CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel
$22.00
Iwami White NAT1221 24 x 39"
30g
80% Thai kozo, 20% sulphite CW: caustic soda
Bleached
$7.50
Kizuki Tosa Kozo CON11063 25 x 39"
18g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel Unbleached
$16.00
Kobayashi Kadoide Heavy CON1452 25 x 37"
100g
100% Japanese (Echigo) kozo CW: soda ash
Snow-bleached (kangure: pressed wet and stored in snow)
$56.00
Kobayashi Kadoide Light CON1451 25 x 37"
24g
100% Japanese (Echigo) kozo CW: soda ash
Snow-bleached (kangure: pressed wet and stored in snow)
$16.00
Kurotani #03 CON1083 24 x 36"
28g
100% Japanese (Tosa, Nasu, Kishu) kozo CW: soda ash
Sun-bleached in mountain stream
$22.00
Kurotani #04 HM CON1082 24 x 36"
47g
100% Japanese (Tosa, Nasu, Kishu) kozo CW: soda ash
Sun-bleached in mountain stream
$21.00
Kurotani #06 HM CON9401 28 x 40"
100g
100% Japanese (Tosa, Nasu, Kishu) kozo CW: soda ash
Sun-bleached in mountain stream
$45.00
Kurotani #11 CON1089 24 x 36"
34g
100% Japanese (Tosa, Nasu, Kishu) kozo CW: soda ash
Sun-bleached in mountain stream
$18.00
Kurotani #16 Small CON1110 21.5 x 29.25"
25g
100% Japanese kozo CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel
$14.00
Kurotani #52 CON1090 22 x 38"
34g
100% Japanese (Tosa, Nasu, Kishu) kozo

CW: soda ash
Strong laid lines

$18.00
Lime Pure Kozo CON1087 26 x 39"
29g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: lime
Special Note 4
$14.00
Misugami NAT1529 10 x 25"
18g
100% Japanese Kozo with added clay CW: soda ash & gofun (shell powder) & noriutsugi used as a binder.
DO: wooden boards
$9.00
Mitsumata Tissue Light HM CON1100 22 x 27.5"
20g
100% Japanese Mitsumata CW: slaked lime
DO: wooden boards
$8.00
Mizota Udaban NAT7586 12.5 x 57"
33g
100% Japanese kozo with added clay DO: stainless steel
$12.00
Nishinouchi Natural Sabu-Roku Ban HM CON10979 37" x 73"
30g
100% Japanese kozo CW: soda ash
$45.00
Nishinouchi White Sabu-Roku Ban HM CON10978 37" x 73"
30g
100% Japanese kozo CW: caustic soda
$45.00
Oguni Snowbleached CON11520 25 x 38"
18g
100% Japanese (Oguni) kozo CW: wood ash
Snowbleached (Yukizarashi - fibre laid on snow)
$18.00
Ogunigami CON1242 11 x 15.25"
36g
100% Japanese kozo CW: lime
DO: wooden boards
Snowbleached
$9.50
Roll - "Non Dissolving" Tissue MM CON7771 45" x 218 yd
12g
100% polyethelene terephthalate High wet strength paper used as a support for fragile work and as a barrier for blotting or pressing
$650
Roll, Cut Piece 5m - "Non Dissolving" Tissue MM CON7811 115cm x 5m
12g
100% polyethelene terephthalate High wet strength paper used as a support for fragile work and as a barrier for blotting or pressing
$24.00
Roll, Cut Piece - Conservation Gampi 18g MM CON1862 1 m x m
18g
100% Japanese gampi By a reputable Kochi company that produces high quality paper for conservation on slow machines that distribute fibre evenly.
$41.00
Roll, Cut Piece - Conservation Gampi 24g MM CON1861 1 m x m
24g
100% Japanese gampi By a reputable Kochi company that produces high quality paper for conservation on slow machines that distribute fibre evenly.
$62.00
Roll - Conservation Gampi 9g MM CON2841 1 m x 60 m
9g
100% Japanese gampi By a reputable Kochi company that produces high quality paper for conservation on slow machines that distribute fibre evenly.
$1097
Roll, Cut Piece - Conservation Gampi 9g MM CON1863 1 m x m
9g
100% Japanese gampi By a reputable Kochi company that produces high quality paper for conservation on slow machines that distribute fibre evenly.
$25.00
Roll - Conservation Kozo 6g CON2201 39.5" x 65.5 yd
6g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dye
$642
Roll, Cut Piece - Conservation Kozo 6g CON2836 37.5" x m
6g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dye
$18.00
Roll - Facing Tissue CON7770 39" x 109 yd
12g
95% rayon & 5% sulphite Low wet strength: rayon will dissolve and the sulphite will not
$126
Roll, Cut Piece 5m - Facing Tissue CON7810 1m x 5m
12g
rayon & sulphite Low wet strength: rayon will dissolve and the sulphite will not
$10.00
Roll - Haini Kozo 37.5g CON9273 40.5" x 200'
37.5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: slaked lime
$1537
Roll, Cut Piece - Haini Kozo 37.5g CON9274 39.5"x m
37.5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: slaked lime
$38.00
Roll - Haini Kozo 65g CON9275 37.5" x 200'
65g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: slaked lime
$2272
Roll, Cut Piece - Haini Kozo 65g CON9276 37.5" x m
65g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: slaked lime
$58.00
Roll - Kizuki Kozo Cream 6g CON10789 35.8" x 546.8 yds
6g
100% Thai kozo CW: caustic soda
Bleached, synthetic dye
$2040
Roll - Kizuki Kozo White 6g CON10148 35.8" x 54 yds
6g
100% Thai kozo CW: caustic soda
Bleached
$216
Roll, Cut Piece - Conservation Kozo Misu 18g MM CON9272 37.5" x m
18g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo with added clay CW: soda ash
$18.50
Roll - Shika #2 CON7951 39" x  65.5 yd
9g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo
$705
Roll, Cut Piece - Shika #2 CON7964 1m x 1m
9g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo
$18.50
Roll - Shika #3 CON7952 39" x 65.5 yd
9g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo
$705
Roll, Cut Piece - Shika #3 CON7963 1m x 1m
9g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo
$18.50
Roll - Somegami Kozo 15-1 CON8188 40" x 66.5 yd
5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: caustic soda, well rinsed out
Small amout of direct synthetic dye
$615
Roll, Cut Piece - Somegami Kozo 5g 15-1  CON8191 98cm x 1m
5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: caustic soda, well rinsed out
Small amout of direct synthetic dye
$18.50
Roll - Somegami Kozo 15-2 CON8189 40" x 66.5 yd
5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: caustic soda, well rinsed out
Small amout of direct synthetic dye
$615
Roll, Cut Piece - Somegami Kozo 5g 15-2  CON8192 98cm x 1m
5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: caustic soda, well rinsed out
Small amout of direct synthetic dye
$18.50
Roll - Somegami Kozo 15-3 CON8190 40" x 66.5 yd
5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: caustic soda, well rinsed out
Small amout of direct synthetic dye
$615
Roll, Cut Piece - Somegami Kozo 5g 15-3 CON8193 98cm x 1m
5g
100% Japanese (Tosa) Kozo CW: caustic soda, well rinsed out
Small amout of direct synthetic dye
$18.50
Roll - Tengu-jo 10g CON9277 39" x 66.5 yd
10g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
Unbleached
$864
Roll, Cut Piece - Tengu-jo 10g CON9278 37.5" x m
10g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
Unbleached
$21.00
Roll - Tengu-jo 13g CON2833 39" x 66.5 yd
13g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
Unbleached
$954
Roll, Cut Piece - Tengu-jo 13g CON2832 1 m x m
13g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
Unbleached
$25.00
Roll - Tengu-jo 5g CON2835 40" x 66.5 yd
4-5g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
Unbleached
$825
Roll, Cut Piece - Tengu-jo 5g CON2834 1 m x m
5g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
Unbleached
$22.00
Seichosen Kozo 55" HM CON7626 29.5 x 55"
37g
100% Japanese kozo CW: lime
DO: wooden boards
River (sunlight) bleached
$34.00
Seichosen Kozo Long HM CON7625 25.5 x 70.5"
35g
100% Japanese kozo CW: lime
DO: wooden boards
River (sunlight) bleached
$36.00
Seichosen Kozo Yotsuban CON1243 29 x 40"
50g
100% Japanese kozo

CW: lime
DO: wooden boards
River (sunlight) bleached

$32.00
Seikosen Mitsumata 55" CON9745 29 x 55"
40g
100% Japanese (Tosa) mitsumata CW: lime
DO: pine boards
$36.00
Seikosen Mitsumata Long HM CON1108 25.5 x 70.5"
50g
100% Japanese (Tosa) mitsumata CW: lime
DO: pine boards
$38.00
Seikosen Mitsumata Yotsuban CON1246 29 x 40"
50g
100% Japanese (Tosa) mitsumata CW: lime
DO: pine boards
$30.00
Sekishu Mare Large CON8323 21 x 29"
26g
100% Japanese kozo, (including 60% cleaned green bark) CW: soda ash
DO: wooden boards
Hand beaten
$14.00
Sekishu Mare Small HM CON1105 9.75 x 13.75"
25g
100% Japanese kozo, (including 60% cleaned green bark) CW: soda ash
DO: wooden boards
Hand beaten
$5.00
Sekishu Tsuru Large HM CON1102 21 x 29.25"
25g
100% Japanese kozo, (including 60% cleaned green bark) CW: soda ash
DO: stainless steel
$13.00
Tengu-jo Tissue Beige SCK1658 21 x 31"
10g
100% kozo Direct synthetic dye
$9.00
Tengu-jo Tissue MM CON1865 25 x 37"
12g
60% Japanese (Tosa) kozo, 40% abaca CW: caustic soda
$4.50
Tokawa Senka CON1251 12.5 x 17"
38g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: lime
DO: wooden boards
River bleached, double-sided sheets
$9.50
Tosa Kasagami CON1248 15.5 x 19"
46g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: soda ash
DO: wooden boards
Umbrella paper
$12.00
Tosa Tengu-jo HM CON1079 21 x 30"
11g
100% Japanese (Tosa) kozo CW: soda ashi
DO: stainless steel Unbleached
$13.00
Tosa Udagami CON1250 13 x 19"
45g
100% Japanese (Kochi) kozo CW: soda ash
DO: wooden boards
$6.00
Tosa Usushi HM CON9703 25 x 39"
15g
100% imported kozo CW: soda ash & caustic soda
DO: stainless steel
Chlorine bleach
$8.00
Tosa Washi #57 CON1104 25 x 38.5"
20g
Japanese(Tosa) kozo, Thai kozo & wood pulp with calcium carbonate CW: caustic soda & soda ash
$9.00
Usu Kizuki NAT1094 30.5 x 39"
20g
100% Korean kozo CW: lime
$12.00
Wakichi S289 LRG1363 36 x 72"
50g
100% Japanese kozo
$35.00
Yamagampi 21g HM CON7627 17.5 x 23.5"
21g
100% Japanese gampi CW: soda ash
Sunbleached, no laid lines
$16.00
Yamagampi 28g CON1366 17 x 23"
28g
100% Japanese gampi CW: soda ash
Sunbleached, no laid lines
$21.00
Yame Kozo Hadaura S-0 CON12518 25 x 38"
16g
100% Japanese (Yame) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dyes
$13.00
Yame Kozo Hadaura S-1 CON12519 25 x 38"
16g
100% Japanese (Yame) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dyes
$13.00
Yame Kozo Hadaura S-2 CON12334 25 x 38"
16g
100% Japanese (Yame) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dyes
$13.00
Yame Kozo Hadaura S-3 CON12205 25 x 38"
16g
100% Japanese (Yame) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dyes
$13.00
Yame Kozo Hadaura S-4 CON12658 25 x 38"
16g
100% Japanese (Yame) kozo CW: soda ash
Direct synthetic dyes
$13.00

SPECIAL NOTES

Special Note 1 about Hosho Iwano: Aged stock. Made by Human National Treasure Ichibei Iwano.

Special Note 2 about Hosokawa Kozo: Technique designated an Intangible Cultural Property in Japan.

Special Note 3 about Inoue Haini Kozo, 22 & 37g and Lime Pure Kozo: Made by Toshio Inoue (died 2005); certified as a "Preservation of Cultural Property" papermaker.


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