Create vibrant, long-lasting fine art prints with Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag paper. It is the perfect choice for crisp detail.

What is Smooth Cotton Rag paper?

Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag is a 100% cotton Fourdrinier-made rag paper that meets the needs of professional fine art printers. It has a smooth matte finish that will highlight your images in beautifully crisp detail.

This is a heavyweight paper at 310 gsm. It is 485 microns thick and its opacity is greater than 98%. The paper is also water-resistant and free from any acid or optical brightening agents that contribute to its longevity.

This paper meets the criterion for durability according to ISO 9706. It is also LNE-certified and FSC-certified.

Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag paper

Fine art prints on Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag paper.

Who will benefit from using this paper?

Smooth Cotton Rag paper leads the way for professional fine art printing. This mould-made, 100% cotton rag paper has been crafted specifically to meet the needs of fine art photographers who want the confidence that the media they use will deliver accurate and dynamic results time after time.

Paper specifications

  • Fine art paper
  • 100% cotton
  • Matte surface
  • 310 gsm in weight
  • 1.5 x 3 m (60 inches) maximum print size
  • > 98% opacity

Paper availability

Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag is available in sheets and rolls and is compatible with pigment-based printers.

Size and costing

  • All prints have a 20mm white border around for framing and handling purposes. You may also request additional white borders.
  • We will complete your order within 3-4 working days and arrange packaging and delivery for an additional fee.
  • Custom sizes are available. Email us with your request.
  • Test prints are highly recommended.
  • Various mounting and framing options are available.

Get in touch with Art of Print to discuss the best paper for taking your work from ordinary to extraordinary.