|KEY WORD : art history / paintings|
|Also mokkougata 木瓜形, kamon か文. A decorative pattern shaped like a flower with an oval center and four petals. It originated in Tang dynasty as a motif on courtiers' clothes and was very popular in the Heian period in Japan for decorating clothing, furniture, and household utensils. A simplified mokkou pattern is used on carved ballustrades *mokkougata ranma 木瓜形欄間.|
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