|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
square lattice. Lattice that is square in cross section. A single section
of lattice is called renjiko 連子子. The lattice may be set as individual
muntins or arranged in groups. Square muntins may also be placed at an angle
with spaces between. Instead of square lattice, diamond or lozenge shapes
*hishiko 菱子 may
be used. Lattice is used in window openings or in transoms *ranma
欄間. The lattice is set into the holes in the frames that have the same
shape as the lattice. Example: Houryuuji *Kyouzou 法隆寺経蔵 (8c), *renjimado
連子窓 (lattice windows) in Nara.
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