IPA: kɑkeɪmˈoʊnoʊ


  • (art) A vertical Japanese scroll painting

Examples of "kakemono" in Sentences

  • The kakemono is the centerpiece of the tea room.
  • The 'kakemono' is the centerpiece of the tea room.
  • In the alcove hangs a kakemono of exquisite beauty,
  • Nampo made calligrphies calligraphy mainly in the tanzaku and kakemono format.
  • They have probably never seen the same picture or the same ornament twice in the kakemono.
  • One scroll is hung in the kakemono, and in front of it one ornament, and afterwards a solitary flower.
  • The competition began with more than 270 hopefuls, but many got stung by words such as kakemono and cyamonke (ph).
  • The shoji are often beautifully painted, and in each room is hung a kakemono (a wall picture, a painting finely executed on a strip of silk).
  • Usually it is a recess a few feet long and a few inches wide, and over it hangs the finest kakemono that the house can afford, and in front of it is
  • If a visitor be present in the house, the guest-chamber will be decorated afresh every day, each design showing some new and unexpected beauty in screen, or flower-decked vase, or painted kakemono.
  • The rooms are not encumbered by ornaments; a single kakemono, or fine piece of lacquer or china, appears for a few days and then makes way for something else; so they have variety as well as simplicity, and each object is enjoyed in its turn without distraction.
  • One may follow Woman Decorative in the Orient on vase, fan, screen and kakemono; as she struts in the stiff manner of Egyptian bas reliefs, across walls of ancient ruins, or sits in angular serenity, gazing into the future through the narrow slits of Egyptian eyes, oblivious of time; woman, beautiful in the European sense, and decorative to the superlative degree, on Greek vase and sculptured wall.
  • The room through which you enter from the street always has an open door, through which you see houses showing a high degree of material civilization, lofty rooms, handsome altars opposite the doors, massive, carved ebony tables, and carved ebony chairs with marble seats and backs standing against the walls, hanging pictures of the kind called in Japan kakemono, and rich bronzes and fine pieces of porcelain on ebony brackets.

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