Bou/ First Chill of Water

Variations in the colours and tones of water and sky were outstandingly handled in the dyeing of this kimono, making it difficult to count how many dyes were used in its production. The clouds gain additional brilliance from supplemental silver wefts.

Number in the collection: 17
Series: Symphony of Light
Dimensions: 198 x 139 cm
Technique: Tie-dyeing, ink painting and embroidery on silk crepe (chirimen) with gold wefts
Kimono type: Kosode (short sleeve)
Catalogue reference: IKMC-048
Created by: Itchiku Kubota
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