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Hanakago

Motif Information
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Rōmaji Hanakago
English Flower basket
Kanji 花篭
Kana はなかご
Season Spring
Seasonal Exceptions Autumn
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Motif Type Man-made
Pronounciation
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Hanakago are literally, flower baskets. The basket is made from woven bamboo.

Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings

Hanakago are highly associated with spring and gathering spring flowers.[1]

Motif Connotations & Symbolism

Hanakago are highly associated with ikebana and chado.

Auspicious Nature

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Common Motif Pairings

Identification & Style Variations

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Motif Examples

Motif in Literature & Other Usage

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References

  1. Nitanai, Keiko. Kimono Design: An Introduction to Textiles and Patterns. Tuttle Publishing, Vermont. 2017. p.15.

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