Tuesday, November 6, 2012

first snow

first snow —
begins in the darkness
ends in the darkness
— Nozawa Setsuko (1920–1995)

A C10-style swirl.

Thread wrap in black; C10 division, no guidelines. Embroidery in ecru. The haiku by Nozawa Setsuko is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 10.125 inches / 25.7 cm; diameter: 3.22 inches / 8.18 cm. Completed 5 November 2012 (no. 207).

Sold to benefit Kiva.org.

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