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A standard large-sized sheet of *housho •ò‘ paper. Approximately 39 X 53 cm. The paper most frequently used for full-color woodblock prints *nishiki-e ‹ÑŠG. The qualities and sizes slightly varies according to the area and period of production. The term honmasa –{­ or simply *masa – seem to have been applied to the best quality oobousho paper produced in Echizen ‰z‘O (Fukui prefecture). Today printers sometimes still use the term masaban ­”» for an oobousho sheet. The major format sizes cut from oobousho paper are: *ooban ‘å”», *chuuban ’†”», *chouban ’·”», *shikishiban FŽ†”», *tanzakuban ’Zû”», and oobaiban ‘å”{”» (see *baiban ”{”»).
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