This is a Size ¼" Flat Brush from the Richeson 9010 Series, which is a series designed for watercolor and other art applications. This brush is designed for longevity and is composed of high quality synthetic fibers that are very durable and high quality. This Size ¼" Flat Brush can be used for several types of art, and it has a nice split proof point. The wood handles are easy to control and they feature a nice lacquer finish, as well as nickel plated ferrules. This brush is designed for longevity and is made with the Richeson Art’s commitment to high quality.