1578Re: [SCA-JML] Tatami
- Aug 1, 2000Barbara Nostrand wrote:
> Danchi (housing project) tatami are the smallest. Rooms in JapanWhich is a dirty trick. I took a 6-jo (six-mat) room apartment in Tokyo; I
> are measured in terms of tatami regardless of the size of the
> tatami in question.
was surprised when I found that they were danchi tatami and not
"regulation" tatami. It wasn't much larger than a 4 1/2-jo room.
>I've always been impressed at the tatami makers who do those tatami with
> If you get really into the tea aesthetic, there are different
> size cutouts for different parts of the cold months. One
> cutout accomodates a nagaro which is a long rectagular hearth
> which can hold a relatively large fire.
one corner missing for the removable mat section to access the well. That's
really a spiffy piece of work.
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