|KEY WORD : architecture / tea houses|
enclosure. An old name for a tea ceremony room *chashitsu
茶室. Originally there was no small room *koma
小間, in which to perform the tea ceremony. Therefore, by enclosing part of
a large room with moveable screens *byoubu
屏風 an intimate space was created. Thus, referring to a tea ceremony room
as kakoi in all probability derived from this custom.
|*souteigakoi 宗貞囲, *douangakoi 道案囲|
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