Glistening ocean, in the light of the setting sun

This kimono depicts the great abundance of water in the ocean. Shiny surface reflecting the sunset is expressed by embroidery.The New Seas series shows the research of Itchiku Kubota on natural elements under the influence of light, inspired by one of his main inspiration sources, the art of Claude Monet

From the series: New Seas
Date: 2002
Dimensions: 206 x 129 cm
Technique: Tie-dyeing, ink painting on silk crepe (chirimen) with silver wefts
Type: Furisode (long-hanging sleeve)
ID Number: 84
Created By: Itchiku Kubota and Kobo