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Velin d’ARCHES® Text Wove

The ideal paper for
calligraphy and ink!

Made on a cylinder mould (traditional process) : quality close to that of paper made by craft methods. The slow turning of the cylinder enables the fibres to be deposited evenly and spread in all directions over the wire. The paper is therefore more homogeneous and has good dimensional stability. Only papermaking on a cylinder mould can produce paper with deckle edges.

Properties

Formats

Sheet

100% cotton

Paper with very good mechanical strength. Pleasure of using a soft, supple, noble material (unbelievable feel).

Texture

Light fine grain: perfectly balanced soft grain and smooth surface.

119 gsm

Lightweight and flexible. Has good bulk, i.e. it is relatively thick for a grammage of 119 gsm.

Special formulation

Gelatin surface-sized: limits the paper’s absorption capacity (ink does not bleed or penetrate into the paper) and guarantees good resistance of the fibres. The pen nib glides effortless and smoothly over the paper. Excellent calligraphy and ink drawing. Ideal for letterpress printing and bookbinding.

Colour

Natural white. Colour much appreciated by calligraphers and art publishers.

Sheets: authenticity and prestige

Deckle edges

Watermark

Conservation

With alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9701)

The RANGE

Made to measure: ARCHES® customises your paper: you choose the format, quality, grammage, colour … and the watermark (conditions available on request).

Not all our points of sale stock all our products, so please check availability of the item you need with your local stockist, who will be able to advise you.