Shou Xuan is sized rice paper. Alum was applied as size into the raw Xuan paper to make it non-absorbant.
It is made for elaborated style (Gongbi) Chinese painting. See the sample lotus flower painting done by a famous Chinese artist.
The surface was treated with mica mineral powder which sparkles in the sun or other strong light and give ink and colors delicate effects.
PH neutral and archival
Paper Size: 50"x25.5"(126cm x 65cm).