This size 4, squirrel hair long dagger artist's brush is designed for painting stripes. Also known as a striping brush, this high-quality brush is used for painting thin lines, long and short teardrop-shaped lines and detailing work. Made with the finest squirrel hair, with a full body and a fine tip. This brush has a lacquered wood handle with a seamless nickel-plated ferrule. Trim length 7/16" with an overall length of 8-3/4".