- 1 Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings
- 2 Motif Examples
- 3 Motif in Literature & Other Usage
- 4 Article Notes
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Kiri means paulownia (Paulownia tomentosa ), a fast-growing deciduous tree with fragrant purple flowers. Kiri may reach a height suitable for lumber harvest in eight to ten years, and unharvested their lifespan is about seventy years. Kiri's wood is light and resistant to warping and it is used to make tansu, instruments like koto, geta, and go boards.
Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings
Kiri-no-hana (paulownia flower) is associated with the month of May. Kiri without flowers can be interpreted as an autumn motif, especially when paired with kiku.
Common Motif Pairings
Identification & Style Variations
Kiri is depicted as three leaves with stalks of flowers rising above them, sometimes the seed pods are also depicted.
Motif in Literature & Other Usage
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