PAPER

PAPER

Treasure of Vietnamese handicraft.

Do paper was first produced in Vietnam during the Ly Dynasty in the 11th century. It was widely used until the middle of the 20th century. Several kinds of handmade paper were produced before by many paper craft villages such as the ban paper by Yen Hoa village, which was for general use; the moi paper made by the Ho Khau village for writing and book printing; the quy paper by the Dong Xa village, for gold and silver inlaying; and the do paper made by the Yen Thai village for official letters; as well as paper made by the Nghia Do village, for court useā€¦There are 8 paper villages in Vietnam and employing 2.4 thousands people.

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