Sei/ Blue Trace of Hope in Sudden Snow

Contrasts of light and texture produced through a meticulous process of tie-dyeing evoke an image of a formidable sleet storm that takes the mountain by surprise, but a cluster of tsujigahana flowers brave the elements and give promise of survival.

Number in the collection: 13
Series: Symphony of Light
Dimensions: 198 x 139 cm
Technique: Tie-dyeing, ink painting on silk crepe (chirimen) with gold wefts
Kimono type: Kosode (short sleeve)
Catalogue reference: IKMC-055
Created by: Itchiku Kubota
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