Baren

In Japanese printmaking tradition, a small, flat pad of woven bamboo bark used to impress a print from a wood block. (Artlex.com) You can read more about barens at Serendipity Artist: http://serendipityartist.wordpress.com/2007/10/27/the-difference-a-baren-can-make-in-woodblock-printmaking/.

Canadian Heritage University of Regina Mackenzie Art Gallery Mendel Art Gallery Sask Learning