Suzuribako of Susudake
This Suzuribako(a box for a inkstone) was made by square twill plaiting and triple twill paliting, and it has light and shade patterns of Susudake on its surface.
A lot of layers of lacquer were applied inside and at the bottom, so the body strengthened.
It holds a inkstone and a pen in the top box and Japanese paper for calligraphy in the bottom box.
The surfece of the lid and the side were made by square twill plaiting. The box are built on two levels.
The side of the upper box was made by triple twill plaiting. A part of bamboo which held a inkstone and a pen was put on the inside with about 7 or 8 mm split bamboo. A lot of layers of lacquer was applied inside.
The side of the bottom box was made by triple twill plaiting and the base was made by square twill plaiting. A lot of layers of lacquer were applied inside.