Origin : Japan
Made of : porcelain - potery
Classification : things / other things
Maker : ?
About "japanese scrolls" (kakemono - 掛物 / kakejiku - 掛軸 / makimono - 巻物) :
There are different types of scrolls in Japan.'Kakemono' or 'kakejiku' are vertical scrolls with a painting or calligraphy glued on a cloth base, usually silk. They are hanged on the wall and rolled for stocking.
'Makimono' is a type of book with writing or pictures telling a story. The 'makimono' is unrolled horizontally.
About "asanoha star pattern" (asanoha moyou - 麻の葉模様) :
Asanoha is a traditional Japanese seamless star pattern. It can be found on many objects (cloth, pottery, marquetry, etc.).
Asanoha means 'hemp leaf' even if the pattern doesn't look really like it. Asanhoa pattern was used on children clothes to symbolise a healthy growth as hemp grows fast and straight.