An outer member of a bamboo fence used to keep the vertical members or other materials in place. They are put along on front and back sides, and bound with rope. Split bamboo is often used, but bundles of thin bamboo slats or wisteria vines are also sometimes used.
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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