The Light Cranberry Weave Amate Bark is handmade in Mexico by the Otomi Indians as it was in the 1300's. The bark comes from downed Fig and Mulberry trees. It is collected, washed in stream water, and boiled in limewater until the fiber is pliable, then beaten and sun-dried. Amate is acid-free and its uses include collage, bookbinding, box making, wall covering, and painting.
Country of Origin: Mexico
Weight Classification: Cover Weight
Fiber: Fig & Mulberry Bark
Deckle & Cut Edges: 4 Natural Deckles
Pattern: Solid Color