Mexican Handmade Amate Paper Beautiful handmade Mexican Amate paper. This paper is entirely made by hand in Mexico using amate bark, a technique from Pre-Hispanic times used extensively during the Aztec empire. It was used traditionally for rituals and has now been adapted in beautiful new designs and intricate cutouts. Can be used by artists to create envelopes, books and invitations as well as a stunning stand alone piece that can be framed and enjoyed for its intricate beauty as well as a focal point for any room. 16" wide 47 1/2" tall *Sizes may vary slightly.