Re: Roung thingy in pictures.
- --- In email@example.com, Ash Smith <kobushi@c...> wrote:
> In picture/paintings of samurai, I sometimes see this round (stone?)thing
> handing outside thier sword.If the thing you are looking at is a circular sort of thing, kreel
> What is that?
like in nature, it is a tsuramaki. It is most likely a rattan type
basketwork piece that is basically a framework to hold a spare bow
string. There are several types - some lacquered leather...others
basketwork. They all serve the same function.
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