Tou/ Eddies

Eddies in the water swirl in sunset’s afterglow, creating a wealth of mysterious colours that can only be created by a master dyer’s hand. Kubota excelled at producing these dramatic colorations in his work and often enhanced them with delicate touches of embroidery.

Number in the collection: 18
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-038
Created by: Itchiku Kubota
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