Chuu/ A Blazing Passion

The brilliantly embroidered tongues of fire create a dynamic scene of blazing light that can be interpreted as a reflection of the burning passion of the artist’s own creative powers. The rich and vibrant colours provide a dramatic contrast to the snow-filled clouds below.

Number in the collection: 4
Series: Symphony of Light
Dimensions: 198 x 139 cm
Technique: Tie-dyeing, ink painting, gold leaf and embroidery on silk crepe (chirimen)
Kimono type: Kosode (short sleeve)
Catalogue reference: IKMC-073
Created by: Itchiku Kubota
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