Now inside Tokyo Dome, however, were many flowers - on quilts. Let's have a look. We start with this plum quilt of kimono silk, made by
古川範子 ＊ and titled: 寿ぎの風＃３
Later in spring the peach trees will beautify the landscape:
Cherry blossoms and the falling cherry petals are favourite motifs, and you will always find at least one such quilt. Here Ms Okubo has made a beautiful mix of piecework and appliqué, (while according to the title, 'Being seduced by the fragrance of Cherry blossoms').
In early summer, during the rainy season you will see wonderful irises like these, for example at the garden I mentioned at the top of this blog post.
I just love this stunning quilt. Look at the circles of falling raindrops on the water's surface.
This wonderful scene of 'Ancient Lotus Flowers' by Hiroko Nakamura makes me think of the lotus garden at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine in Kamakura.
Finally, here are two bed size quilts: