A typical bamboo fence. It is named after one at Kenninji temple in Kyoto. This fence uses closely placed slats of quarter-split bamboo as vertical members, held in place with horizontal bamboo bars and tied with the hemp-palm rope. A coping called tamabuchi is attached to the top.
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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