|KEY WORD : art history / paintings|
|Also read sugiharagami and abbreviated to suihara or sui. Handmade Japanese paper *washi 和紙 produced in Suihara 杉原 Valley in Harima 播磨 (now Hyougo prefecture). A fine, pliable paper made from mulberry fibres (see *choshi 楮紙) which is thinner than *housho 奉書. Widely used from the end of Heian period until the Edo period by samurai 侍 families as gifts, and for official documents.|
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