|KEY WORD : art history / paintings|
|Also nogi 芒. A type of cut-foil *kirihaku 切箔. Gold or silver foil *haku 箔 cut into thin, long strips and randomly sprinkled over the surface of a painting or writing paper for decoration. The term is used because the shapes resemble the tips of pampas grass. Fine and delicate, noge has a strong decorative impact and has been popular since the 12c for decoration of sutra and writing paper.|
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