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handscroll (plural handscrolls)
- A traditional Asian scroll that unfolds horizontally so that the reader can view one section at a time while holding it in the hands.
2008 March 14, Holland Cotter, “The Art Is in the Detail”, New York Times:
- He is depicted by the painter Qian Xuan, another connoisseur of reclusion, in a 13th-century handscroll at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.