This silk brocade decorated hand scroll is made of blank rice paper for Chinese brush painting(sumi-e) or calligraphy. It is semi-absorbent and will not wrinkle or ripple with moderate moisture watercolor painting. There is a wooden rod at left end for easy handling, viewing and storage. You may paint or write directly on the plain windows. Silk scrolls have been used to preserve and present watercolor or ink painting and calligraphy for thousands of years in China and Asian countries. Many ancient masterpieces mounted this way could be seen in museums. It is very convenient to carry, store and display.
Two Lengths: 6-1/4"(16cm) x 120"(300cm), or 197"(500cm).
Painting Area Size: 6-1/4"(16cm) x 54-1/2"(135cm) or 65"(165cm), white rice paper;
Title and Commentary Sections: 6-1/6" x 18"(16cm x 46cm) off-white paper with golden flakes.
Silk Margin: 6-1/4" x 24"(16cm x 62cm), Color: see picture
* Usage ideas: Our customer have bought them for event or wedding guest books. Perfect sutra writing.
Here is the YouTube video showing the history of the Hand Scroll: