- 1 Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings
- 2 Motif Examples
- 3 Motif in Literature & Other Usage
- 4 Article Notes
|English||Bobbin, spool of thread|
|Seasonal Exceptions||New Year's, Tanabata|
Itomaki were bobbins used for winding thread on a reel called a zakuri. The relatively open shape of itomaki compared to western spools was to allow air to pass around the sticky silk thread which would be later slipped off the bobbin and boiled to degum it.
Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings
Itomaki is a spring motif.
Motif Connotations & Symbolism
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Identification & Style Variations
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Motif in Literature & Other Usage
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Relevant Threads / Discussions
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- Nitanai, Keiko. Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns. Tuttle Publishing, Vermont. 2017. p.54.
- Fabric Magpie
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