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Asanoha, an “Ode to Japan”

Not unusually, throughout time we get accustomed to symbols, glyphs and patterns so easily to the point of shamelessly ignoring their origin. Our society’s immediacy can become an almost unbeatable murderer to history and beautifully crafted stories. This simple text is a small pièce de résistance. ( Read more @ LittleLion Studio)

Photo credits: Leonardo Cortes.

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January 06, 2010

Rosedarc

Glad to have learnt a new Japanese word today! Arigatou gozaimasu.
I love your designs, not a surprise really since as I love Japan so much.

January 06, 2010

Littlelion

Hi Georgeskyrillos, Oshichi, became the most famous teenager of the Edo Period and being a teenager, she used to wear clothes with the Asanoha pattern (check her picture in the article for the pattern!). With time she started to be associated with the pattern itself.

Thanks to all who's commented but i'd really appreciate if you could do it directly in the post.

All the best in 2010!

January 06, 2010

Joe1971

nice background.

January 06, 2010

smartview27

interesting background

January 05, 2010

Georgeskyrillos

Very interesting, but I didn't get how is Asanoha related to the story of Yaoya Oshichi??

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