Nagisa

Lapping ocean waves

The piece depicts vast continuity of water, expressing a misty ocean surface. The New Seas series shows the research of Itchiku Kubota on natural elements under the influence of light, inspired by one of his main sources, the art of Claude Monet.
From the series: New Seas
Date: 2002
Dimensions: 202 x 128 cm
Technique: Tie-dyeing, ink painting, embroidery on silk crepe (chirimen) with silver wefts and gold leaf
Type: Furisode (long-hanging sleeve)
ID Number: 83
Created By: Itchiku Kubota and Kobo