Banana paper

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Banana paper

Description

A handmade, decorative paper produced from the pulp of banana stalks (family Musaceae). Banana paper has a warm sandy color, fibrous texture and a delicate woody aroma. It has no fillers and is acid-free. A thin, translucent tissue paper made also from banana pulp is called banana skin. Banana paper is used for drawing, collage, printmaking, stationery, and decoration.

Synonyms and Related Terms

banana skin

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Banana." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2004. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. 25 Apr. 2004 .