Khadi 100% Cotton Rag Paper

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SKU: Khadi-Cotton-Rag-Paper


$0.94 to $29.75



Artist's handmade papers from Khadi Papers, India. These acid free papers are made form 100% long fibre cotton rag. Internally sized, pH neutral. Tub sized with gelatin. Rough or smooth surfaces and various gsm weights. 

Ideal for watercolor and all painting and drawing media. Can also be used for oil painting when primed with acrylic gesso.

Khadi rag papers are made from 100% cotton rag. Cotton rags have longer fibres than linters which are the shorter fluffy cotton seed fibres commonly used in papermaking. Genuine rag papers are rare and it is the fibre length of this raw material that gives Khadi rag papers their exceptional strength and durability. The cotton rag used comes from T-shirt cuttings from garment factories, a reliable source of pure woven cotton.

There is no grain direction on the Khadi handmade papers.  The fibres are randomly interspersed in the handmade process.