kakemono


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ka·ke·mo·no

 (kä′kə-mō′nō)
n. pl. ka·ke·mo·nos
A Japanese scroll that displays painting or calligraphy, hung vertically on a wall.

[Japanese : kakeru, to hang + mono, object.]

kakemono

(ˌkækɪˈməʊnəʊ)
n, pl -nos
(Art Terms) a Japanese paper or silk wall hanging, usually long and narrow, with a picture or inscription on it and a roller at the bottom
[C19: from Japanese, from kake hanging + mono thing]

ka•ke•mo•no

(ˌkɑ kəˈmoʊ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos, -no.
a vertical Japanese scroll bearing text or a painting.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kakemono - a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hangingKakemono - a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom
hanging, wall hanging - decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings"
Translations
kakémono
References in periodicals archive ?
Detengamonos en las primeras dos estrofas de "Kakemono" del poemario Nieve (1892) de Julian del Casal:
He aqui, en la plenitud de su autenticidad, el exotismo de poemas como "Kakemono", escrito por Casal ante el recuerdo de aquella imagen apresada en el retrato.
To enter any public space, be it a restaurant in Gion or a dark little cafe in the narrow streets of Shinjuku, a tiny basket or lacquer shop whose smallness is apparent as soon as you walk in the door, you have to bend over on entering and walk with your head down while contorting yourself around the shelves, all the time making sure you don't bang your head against a kakemono or knock over an entire shelf of precious ceramics, tea pots, or little sake glasses with your backpack while turning around.
Shiki's published poem uses the term ''Tokonoma-no'' instead of ''Kakemono-no.'' Tokonoma is a type of Japanese room where artwork is displayed, while kakemono refers to scroll pictures.
The 'early kakemono' and white Sung vase are fashionable aesthetic indicators of a wisdom and peace never present in the New York rush of life; Lita's black boudoir 'with its welter of ebony black cushions' (pp.
In a contemporary photo of Silsbee's living room a "kakemono" painting hangs by the hearth.
Nothing in it seemed at home or at ease-from the early kakemono of a bearded sage ...
Pero a Van Gogh no solo le interesa esta lectura de ambiguedad moral, sino tambien de formato, puesto que con frecuencia se recurre para la figura aislada de la cortesana a un tamano de papel estrecho acentuadamente alargado utilizado en vertical, conocido en sus distintas variedades como hashira (70 x 14 cm.) o kakemono (76 x 23 cm.).
(53.) Honor Tracy, Kakemono: A Sketch Book of Post-War Japan (New York: Coward-MaCann, 1950).
Como en el rollo de un kakemono, las flores de Zanabria se despliegan, desenvueltas a nuestra vista.
Kakemono: A Sketchbook of Postwar Japan (1950), while attacking the American occupation, gives a vivid introduction to Japanese life and culture.
A1 Un joven espanol se siente tentado en elegir entre la vida E monacal o el exotismo nipon, a causa de la extrana seduccion del "rostro perfecto de la mujer de porcelana" cuyo fantasma se le aparece al contemplar una pintura kakemono. La joven es Yaoya Oshichi, una de las cinco amantes apasionadas (84) sobre las que escribio Ihara Saikaku y protagonista de muchos dramas teatrales, famosa por provocar, por amor, un incendio por el que fue condenada a muerte a mediados del siglo XVII.