What is Katanakake in Japanese Katana terminology?

"刀掛け" or "Katanakake" translates to "Sword Stand" in English. It is a tool used to display swords in museums or in a traditional Japanese alcove called "Tokonoma". The materials used for these stands can vary, including wood and acrylic. These stands are designed to hold and showcase the sword in a way that highlights its craftsmanship and beauty.

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