Print Sisters A4 In the Mood For Love Print

$38.00

This beautiful textile design originally created in the 1930's illustrates a repeat pattern of dancing Chrysanthemums, The birth flower of November.

 

The Chinese name for this flower means: 'the essence of the sun', symbolising longevity and health. Chrysanthemums originated in China and were imported into Japan as a medicinal plant.

 

Chrysanthemum, are called “kiku” in Japanese, they still represent the flower of the monarchy which are referred to as the Chrysanthemum Throne, the 16-petal chrysanthemum is used for the imperial seal. It is thought that the the chrysanthemum became the imperial symbol when the emperor Go-Toba (r. 1183–98) chose the flower as his personal emblem.

This archive print has been lovingly restored and reproduced using digital printing and ethically sourced materials. 

A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)

MEDIA/MATERIALS:Hahnemühle Bamboo Paper - the world’s first natural white fine art inkjet paper made from 90% sustainable bamboo fibres and 10% Cotton Rag, meaning environmentally friendly paper production and a natural look. This environmentally friendly paper provides your prints with a lightly textured and sensual feel. Giraffe Fleck - made from 100% post-consumer waste, this material is FSC certified and has a unique, natural, textured white finish and coarse bright white flecks.