Mandarin oranges originated in the tropical forests of southeastern Asia. Actually a part of the tangerine family, the mandarin orange gained its name from the bright orange robes worn by the mandarins, public officials in Imperial China. As a room color, Mandarin quickens the pulse and excites the eye.
These wonderfully decorative patterns on paper, known as Chiyogami, are silkscreened onto machinemade sheets of mixed kozo and sulphite. They are more popularly known as Yuzen in the United States. Sold in half sheets of 18