Akashiya Shitajiki Calligraphy Underlay

A must-have accessory for brush calligraphy.

A Shitajiki(下敷き, "under-sheet") is used under a sheet of Japanese paper to provide a better surface for writingor painting byevening the pressure on the paper andhelping avoid staining the work surface. They are usually referred to aspencil boardsin English.

Shitajikifor brush calligraphyare typically made of dark felt.

The felt does not wrinkle easily and stays flat. Two-sided with ruled lines, 4 or 6 square templates for calligraphy.

We recommend using a bunchin (paperweight) to hold the sheet of paper on the shitijaki.

- Size: 264 x 360 mm

- Colour: black

- 2-sided (4 or 6 squares)

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