|KEY WORD : art history / paintings|
|Lit. butterfly book. A type of book-binding, which, according to some, is the same as *detchousou 粘葉装 (paste-leaf book). Others maintain that it is the same as *retchousou 列帖装 (a multisection book). The finished book opens so that each pair of leaves joined with paste stand out at an angle like the wings of a butterfly. The term kochousou (Ch: hudiezhuang) was used for this type of paste binding in China.|
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