Kakejiku is a Japanese scroll painting or calligraphy mounted usually with silk fabric edges on a flexible backing, so that it can be rolled for storage.
Alcove is decorated with kakejiku.
140 x 65 cm
Kakejiku is intended to be hung against a wall as part of the interior decoration of a room.
The kakejiku was introduced to Japan during the Heian period(592-10), primarily for displaying Buddhist images for religious veneration, or as a vehicle to display calligraphy or poetry.
From the Muromachi period, landscapes, flower and bird paintings, portraiture, and poetry became the favorite themes.
The form of kakejiku It was established with the tea ceremony style.
Kakejiku has been established to look beautiful when you look upsize to sit, so are made to account for the size and the size of the tatami floor.