kakemono : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • The oriental stamp of his "Hashimura Togo" sketches has reappeared from time to time in burlesque kakemono (Japanese scroll pictures) which he prepares for the New Yorker, of .
  • One kakemono is stylizedpainted strictly according to Japanese convention.
  • Because the individual window shades are not unlike ancient Japanese kakemono paintings, Hilaire Hiler has called the whole contraption a Hilermono.

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