|KEY WORD : architecture / tea houses|
| A woven
or plaited wickerwork mat made of strips of bamboo sheathing, thin strips
of cryptomeria, straight-grained cryptomeria, paulownia, ditch reed, or
cypress bark. It is usually plaited diagonally, producing a diamond shaped
pattern, but also may be woven in vertical horizontal patterns. This pattern
is used especially in tea ceremony houses *chashitsu 茶室 for the ceiling, doors, or wall
coverings, and for garden fences. In addition, it may be used for a folding
screen placed in front of a portable hearth and bucket for charcoal .
ajiro tenjou 網代天井 : A plain board covered with wickerworkmat. It is used on the ceilings or walls of a chashitsu, tocreate a rustic effect.
ajiro tenjou 網代天井： Shuuentei 聚遠亭 (Hyougo)
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