2012,07,25
The washi paper has transparency that makes it look like film. You can even soak it in water and still use it as a fan.
Ieda paper-craft
MIZU UCHIWA
This hand fan is made of a bamboo frame and extremely thin paper called Gansen, coated in special varnish. Gently tearing bamboo to make a frame requires the skills of experienced craftsman. The almost see-through finish gives a cooling appearance.