This is a reproduction of a child's hornbook that the children carried to school daily in the colonial days. It was handmade by Country and Prim and is bound with leather strip around the front of the board with rusted nails. This would look great any place in your abode. The pictures show the front and back. It measures approximately 9 x 6 inches. The Hornbook is not red the picture of the front is the color of the hornbook.