|kamihari tenjou 紙貼天井|
|KEY WORD : architecture / tea houses|
| A ceiling
on which layered paper has been pasted. The bottom, middle, and top layers
of paper cover the area between the muntins and on occasion cover the entire
area, including the muntins. If the entire ceiling in one room is papered,
pictures are drawn on the paper and gold dust scattered. In some rooms only
the ceilings of the alcove *tokonoma
床の間, and the side alcove *tokowaki
床脇, have paper pasted on them.
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