$89. This workshop will provide an opportunity for conservators and students to explore the differences among East Asian papers, with an emphasis on Japanese papers. The experience will enable participants to observe the differences in the quality of paper and to make informed choices for future treatment decisions. The workshop will consist of lectures and hands-on sessions. Participants will learn about the process of Japanese papermaking and the raw materials in their composition. Through engaging in practical sessions, participants will develop their ability to identify qualities of various papers, taking into consideration the importance of selecting papers with the desired properties for conservation purposes.