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A partitioning screen. Sometimes an opaque panel screen *fusuma ‰¦ or sometimes a wooden screen set in a stand. It was placed wherever it was needed. It was often used in traditional style mansions between the entrance, *genkan ŒºŠÖ and the front hall or to partition a section of a room. During the Heian period it was used in the palaces and mansions of the nobility as a windbreak or to control sunlight. They were usually painted with popular seasonal images.
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Nagatomi ‰i•x house (Hyougo)

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*Konmeichi-no-shouji ©–¾’ráŽq, *Nenjuugyouji-no-shouji ”N’†sŽ–áŽq
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