The arisugawa shika mon nishiki (有須川鹿紋錦, Arisugawa deer patterned brocade) is one of the meibutsu-gire (名物裂), famous tea ceremony fabrics. The name for the motif comes from the Arisugawa-no-miya cadet branch of the Imperial family which supposedly favored it.
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Motif Connotations & Symbolism
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Haori with arisugawa from the collection of Whitethistle
Detail of arisugawa on fukuro obi from the collection of Whitethistle
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