|nikyoku byoubu 二曲屏風|
|KEY WORD : art history / paintings|
|Also nimaiori byoubu 二枚折屏風. A folding screen with two panels. Came into use in the mid-Muromachi period with a fashion for ritualized drinking of powdered tea. Most often used in the kitchen, katte 勝手 of a tea house and called katte byoubu 勝手屏風. Also used in a tea ceremony room *chashitsu 茶室 behind the brazier *furo 風炉, where the host prepares tea. Thus it is also called a *furosaki byoubu 風炉先屏風.|
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