Development of Natural Dyed Korean Traditional Paper for Cultural Properties Conservation and Storage (Part 1) - Manufacture and Aging Properties of Natural Dyed Hanji -

문화재 보존·보관용 천연염색지 개발 (제1보) - 천연염색지의 제조 및 열화특성 -

Lee, Sang-Hyun;Yoo, Seung-Il;Choi, Tae-Ho

  • Received : 2015.11.16
  • Accepted : 2015.12.18
  • Published : 2015.12.30


We manufactured natural dyed Korean traditional paper (Hanji) for cultural properties conservation and storage with goldthread (Coptis chinensis) and silver nitrate ($AgNO_3$). Goldthread and silver nitrate are known to be an excellent antimicrobial activity. The effect of content of goldthread and silver nitrate on properties of dyed Hanji was investigated. Color strength of dyed Hanji decreased with increasing content of silver nitrate. After-mordanting with 3% silver nitrate improved lightfastness of dyed Hanji. Tannic acid treatment increased K/S value of dyed Hanji. As the amount of the increase in goldthread content was reduced silver nitrate content. Sim-mordanting method was used for simplifying manufacture process. Silver nitrate sim-mordanting method increased K/S value of goldthread than after-mordanting method.


Hanji;traditional Korean hand-made paper;natural dye;high performance paper;conservation and storage;cultural properties


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Supported by : 국립문화재연구소