Papermaking Technique of Traditional Craftspeople from Udatsu Crafts Center

Echizen Washi


The Imadate district of Fukui Prefecture, where the Udatsu Crafts Museum is located, is a production center of Echizen Japanese paper, boasting a long history of 1500 years and the highest quality and technology among the many paper-producing areas in Japan. In this demonstration, we will show the process of making paper from kozo (paper mulberry) by a paper-making craftsman certified as a national traditional craftsman using traditional techniques.