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Kyoto Aburatorigami Japanese Facial Blotting Papers: Kyoto in the Fall

 

A pretty gift of traditional Kyoto aburatorigami facial oil blotting papers.

 

These small packs of 40 papers recreate the papers that were originally used by geisha and kabuki actors to keep them looking fresh!

 

Aburatorigami was discovered for its oil-absorbing qualities as a by-product of the gold leaf making process over a thousand years ago in Kyoto.

 

Originally called hakuuchi-gami, during the Heian era gold leaf artisans used these special papers to protect the delicate sheets of gold leaf, which were used in the gilding of temples and beautiful treasures.

 

Kyoto is dazzling in the fall. The leaves are stunning shades of red and orange, and are vibrant against the vermilion torii and bridges and colourfully-decorated temples.

 

Kimono replicate the beautiful bright shades - it is a lovely time to see Kyoto!

 

These beautiful small packs of papers from Kyoto are one of a series that we stock of 6 designs.

 

The card is displayed in a chrysanthemum-shaped tea ceremony plate.

 

 


Dimensions : 90 x 90 mm

Card weight: 10g

Made in Japan

Kyoto Aburatorigami Japanese Facial Blotting Papers: Kyoto in the Fall

SKU: KC006
£3.75Price
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