Tuesday, October 9, 2012

evening moon, autumn wind

shining up
the evening moon . . .
autumn wind

— Kobayashi Issa (1763–1828)

Playing around with rounds of interlocked kiku.

Thread wrap in very pale yellow; S12 division in metallic copper. Embroidery in matching pale yellow, light gray, and dark gray. The haiku by Issa is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 11 inches / 28 cm; diameter: 3.5 inches / 8.9 cm. Completed 8 October 2012 (no. 182).

Sold to benefit Kiva.org.

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