Kaishi is Japanese paper that is used during the tea ceremony as a plate for sweets and for wiping fingers.
Kaishi is generally carried tucked into the front of a kimono, and is used during the tea ceremony as a plate for sweets. Ippodo kaishi sheets are the standard size—14.5 cm by 17.5 cm—which is easy to use either while practicing the tea ceremony or for normal daily use.
How do Ippodo staff use it?
For both tea ceremony and regular daily use. Keep it on hand somewhere convenient, such as your desk drawer at work. It comes in handy when sharing sweets or slices of cake with friends in the office.
Printed with a translucent pine, bamboo, and plum blossom design
Each sheet is printed with a translucent pine, bamboo, and plum blossom design suitable either for regular daily use or during the tea ceremony.