The hanging scroll is introduced from China as a Buddhist painting.
After that, the hanging scroll created indoor by the tea ceremony or a traditional event like a Boy's Festival in May, or seasonal scenery.
In addition, "the tokonoma" where a hanging scroll is displayed at Japanese standard home is the support of the heart of the family, and it is said that it is an important place treating the customer of the visit.
As for the development, the hanging scroll which spread, it was the important tool which expressed "the beauty of Japan" with step of the Japanese history.
Four gods painted on slightly in all direction, they are known as the gods who protect each direction;
The northern god is called as "Genbu",the eastern god is "Seiryu", the southern god is "Suzaku" and western god is "Byakko".
This is why, these four gods might bring the fortune in the house we live in.
・Material/ Hand paint on：Polyester fabric , Mounting：Silk and Polyester , Jikusaki at the bottom：Chinese Quince
・Size/ Hanging scroll：W36×H145×D2.5cm , Box：W7×H43×D6cm
・Weight/ 500 g
・Made in Japan
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