kakemono kakemono

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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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