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Category: Chinese Character & Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls

Paper and Silk Samples



If you are not sure about how some of our paper and silk colors will match your decor, this is a way to get a full set. If you only want up to 5 samples, you can request those for free on our Asian Art Forum

This is not a fancy set of samples, just a bunch of swatches of various silk brocades and xuan papers that we use for our custom calligraphy wall scrolls.
Samples will be mailed to you via First Class Mail or Air Mail. This $5 fee covers all postage etc.



Silk Brocade Colors

Gold

Ivory

White

Frost Blue

Plain Mocha

Plain Ivory

Plain White

Frost Green

Copper

Plain Black

Med. Green



Xuan Paper Colors & Textures

Premium xuan paper with gold flakes

These gold flakes are not the first thing you notice on a calligraphy wall scroll, but they add something special to the artwork. High-quality calligraphy is often seen on this quality paper. Especially good for gifts.

Beige

Tan

Red

Orange

Yellow Hue

Light Blue



Special Handmade Papers

While technically, all xuan paper is handmade, these papers received special treatments during the paper-making process.

Natural Fiber

Grass Fiber

Hair-like Fiber

Watermark



Pattern-Stampings

These xuan papers are imprinted or etched with various gold or ink patterns. The stampings make a wonderful background enhancing the presentation without "stealing the show" from the calligraphy itself.

Note: These stamped and etched papers are NOT available for large and jumbo sized artwork!

Red

Gold
Stampings

Red

Gold Dragon & Phoenix Etching

Light Tan

Gold Dragons Etching

Tan

Water-ink stampings

Yellow Hue

Water-ink
Stampings



Plain Papers

No gold flakes, no stampings, and no fiber or special treatments

White

Tan

Red

Orange

Light Blue



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Mar 9th, 2010

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