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Ayame is an iris. Other terms for iris include hanashōbu (ハナショウブ, 花菖蒲) and kakitsubata (カキツバタ, 杜若). Ayame grow both on dry land and along the banks of rivers. Ayame vary in color from pure white to deep purple. Ayame blossoms have six petals, long stems or stalks, and pointed leaves at their base.
- 1 Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings
- 2 Motif Examples
- 3 Motif in Literature & Other Usage
- 4 Article Notes
Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings
Ayame bloom in spring.
Motif Connotations & Symbolism
Ayame has connotations with Children's Day and especially boys.
Is motif auspicious? If so - explain. If not - remove header.
Common Motif Pairings
Identification & Style Variations
Describe how the pattern can be identified. If applicable, explain how the pattern is conventionally simplified.
Komon with ayame from the collection of Bika Bika
Detail of ayame on chuya obi from the collection of Tahanala
Explain motif in example and what is is featured on and with
Motif in Literature & Other Usage
Where possible - try to find examples of motif in literature, art and real life. If you are unable to find an example - remove this section.
Relevant Threads / Discussions
- Link to any relevant threads on IG
- Bika Bika
Authors & Contributors
Author/s: (# (IG Username))