Handmade Papers of the World

Physical description

Cream-coloured box-like folder (part a) made of card stock with gold embossing on the spine: "HANDMADE PAPERS OF THE WORLD 1: China--8: Madagascar TAKEO CO., LTD." Folder is filled with large samples of handmade paper from around the world (parts c-ggg); information concerning the originating country, name of paper, materials used, name of paper manufacturer, size in millimeters, and number within the overall paper collection is printed in black ink at the bottom of each sample. Finer, more fragile samples are enclosed in stiff paper folders with circular windows cut into the front and back; information printed along the bottom of the paper sample is repeated along the bottom front edge of the folders. Part b is an index listing all the paper samples in order according to their numeric designation.