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Re: Chinese Funeral Paper



----- Original Message -----
From: Barbara Valenta <bvalenta@MINDSPRING.COM>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2000 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: Chinese Funeral Paper


> I used Joss paper in some cards I made a few years ago and wondered at the
> time if their use in such a way (or in artists books) would be offensive
to
> those who use them in connection with funerals. Does anyone know?  Barbara

Good question, Barbara. I want to use them to depict wild orchids in
dormancy, and wanted this particular paper for its metaphoric potential, but
I too would be interested to know more about cultural sensitivity to the
actual paper.  Jim Ann
>
> At 12:10 AM 6/26/2000 EDT, you wrote:
> >It is called Joss Paper and available in Asian markets.  THE SHEETS COME
IN
> >DIFFERENT SIZES AND ARE EXTREMELY INEXPENSIVE FOR A LARGE SUPPLY.
> >
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