kakemono kakemono


  • (n) a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom


  1. One kakemono is stylizedpainted strictly according to Japanese convention.
  2. Because the individual window shades are not unlike ancient Japanese kakemono paintings, Hilaire Hiler has called the whole contraption a Hilermono.
  3. Statsu's Waterfowls in Lotus Pond is also a kakemono, or hanging scroll, mounted on silk, that shows the development of Japanese art into the early 17th century.

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