Term commentary

Term commentary

Scarecrow (Tsukubai)

Use it to cleanse your hands before entering the tea room.

It came to be called the 「 Tsukubai 」 from squatting like Kuba when washing the hand in the Chozu of a short Temizu bowl.

Dust hole 

It is a hole to throw away dust such as leaves.

At the time of the tea, it seems to be a sign to tell guests that the leaves that were pruned in tea garden are carefully placed and ready to be picked up.

Base window (Tajima)

It is a window which was made to show the bamboo and the Yoshinaka good which teamed up in the lattice of the groundwork leaving painting a part of the mud wall. In the interior of the base window, the Kyle is struck, the sliding door is hung, and the Shoji is attached.

On the outside, the nail is struck, and the hanging door and the epidote bamboo blinds are hung.

Gives Venetian blind (orange window)

It is the one that the lumber and the bamboo are arranged vertically or sideways on the outside of the window.

Many of the gives Venetian blind in the tea room use bamboo.

Shiguchi (Nijiriguchi)

It is a small doorway used for booths of Soan tea-room (rooms below 4 and a half mats). It is said that this name came from passing like 」 Nijiru 「 proceeding in the knee using both fists straight.

Shiguchi, Itado will be used.

Your population (Kinin)

It is a mouth that can go in and out standing provided for a high-level guest.

Usually two Shoji are set up.

Fukakusa (Mofumofu concealed) seared dirt floor

The knock is the one to make the earth floor with the material which consists of three kinds of harmony which mixes the lime and bittern by writing Miwato, and using the soil with a little clay quality.

It is said the earth floor which uses the Fukakusa gravel caught in the fukakusa of Kyoto Fushimi in the soil.

The second floor

It is said the tatami mat of the size of about three quarters of the long side of the Kyoma tatami mat is called the second tatami, and the one that the frontage in the alcove is roughly the size of the second.

Braids Pillar (the earth noodles)

It is called the prism which left the round surface of the four corners by the skin when processing wood into the pillar.