En/Fire in the Air

Swirling nebula-like clouds push into the hot and flaming center that Kubota envisioned within the heart of mt. Fuji. Gold wefts and embroidery highlight the delicacy of the ink-drawn flowers, a reminder of the tsujigahana of the past.

Number in the collection: 3
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-074
Created by: Itchiku Kubota
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