Thursday, June 30, 2011

Kakejiku with Bible Verse

The writing for this is Trust in the Lord. Shu ni Shinrai se yo. It is a verse in Proverbs. this scroll is to be used for a Christian Mission Home in Japan. If you would like to order a custom scroll there are three ways to get started: 1. Go to my shopping site at 2. Download my scroll design workbook from my website at to read about the concepts behind kakejiku or wallscroll design. 3. E-mail to me directly at
The writing is in the Kaisho style and was done by Yoshimi Yamada Maples.
The brown Ichimonji was selected to match the brown decor of the room. The total scroll is about 6.5 Feet in length.
Dimensions in Bun and then estimate in Inches
Name in Kanji Name in English

天 Ten 120 / 14.31

上一文字 Ue Ichimonji 13 / 1.55

紙本の幅さ Artwork Width 110 / 13.12

紙本の長さ Artwork Length 444 / 52.97

柱 Pillars 25 / 2.98

下一文字 Shita Ichimonji 8 / 0.95

地 Chi 70 / 8.35

掛け軸の幅さ Scroll Width 160 / 19.09

掛け軸の長さ Scroll Length 655 / 78.14

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