This pad of paper has 15 sheets of white rice paper. The sheets measure 10-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches. The word Shikishi translates as Art Board. Paper covered boards are often used in Japanese artwork and calligraphy. These decorative boards are often outlined in metallic gold. This pad of paper is intended to be used for practicing your calligraphy before you use a Shikishi board. Each sheet of paper in the pad is outlined in deep orange. These sheets are sturdy, white rice paper and are suitable for use with any ink.