|KEY WORD : architecture / decorations|
| Refers to the appearance or exposed surface of an
architectural structural element. Also a smoothly planed wooden finish as opposed
to a rough one. It is applied to a painting or engraving, or any other member
which is decorated with a smooth wooden finish. The word keshou is used
as a prefix indicating a decorative or exposed feature, for example ornamental
roof sheathing *keshou ura-ita 化粧裏板; and ornamental lath *keshou komai
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