When it was widely used as a Buddhist altar article in China in the Beizong period, it was also used as a Buddhist picture to hang and worship ( giving thanks for the days given to us in front of the hanged picture) in the Asuka period in Japan.
In the Kamakura period, the theme of hanging scrolls changed from Buddhist pictures to India ink paintings, and they were changed season-by-season or day-to-night to entertain guests.
It further evolved to add more artistic elements, influenced by Sennorikyu, a master of the way of tea.
It is a part of Japanese tradition and culture that we are proud of, a high-quality artwork close to the heart of Japanese sensibilities.
This is a Buddhist word of the Jodo sect of Buddhism.
It has become an important tool to transfer the thought of the host to their guests, and the ideas of forerunners to descendants.
We rarely see them in an ordinary home, but the tradition is taken over at prestigious inns and other such places in Japan.
Mosen (felt) fabric is used, the word is expressed with embroidery, and Kinran (gold brocade) is used in the hem.
Please choose your favorite “Kanji” characters to enjoy at home.
Material: Mosen (felt) (100 % wool) Hem Kinran (gold brocade)
・4 character: Height 38.6 in Width 13 in
・6character: Height 52.8 in Width 13 in
The stick and string for hanging are included in the package.
Delivered in a cypress box.
* Returns are not accepted because this is a custom product.
Font of characters (1) Shonan (2) Edo Kanteiryu
This product will take 2 weeks to prepare before shipment.
Please select the phrase, color and font. After that, please contact us via the contact form.
Phrase4 一期一会 (Ichigo-ichie)
Font of characters