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Swirling water & Chrysanthemums

Unknown1860/1867

Kioi Art Gallery, Edo Ise-Katagami Kimono Museum

Kioi Art Gallery, Edo Ise-Katagami Kimono Museum

"Kiku" for chrysanthemum and "sui" for water. Chrysanthemums are a symbol for longevity and truly (not sure what you want to say with 'truly' - sounds strange) used as a medicine for long life. Kiku-sui is one of those auspicious patterns.

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  • Title: Swirling water & Chrysanthemums
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1860/1867
  • Japanese Pattern: Pattern that the theme of nature
  • Type: Japanese Pattern

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