emaki

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emaki

Japanese illustrated text, or narrative picture scroll. The makimono, or horizontal hand-scroll, format was used, and most often the text and illustrations appear on the same scroll

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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