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
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).