Kimono Cho 1-01


Wooden Wall Sculpture
by Bruce Mitchell

Quilted maple, zebra wood, curly redwood, western maple, wenge
44″H, 34″W, 1″D

Beautiful in form and function, the Japanese kimono’s design mirrors the exquisite symmetry of butterfly wings. Since butterflies represent longevity, joy and transformation in Japanese folklore, the kimono’s design may have been intended to pay homage to the butterfly, and the mythical powers they are believed to possess.