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Edythe Vassall's art

Bodhi Leaves with Gold and Silver

2022


Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7” x 10”folding double picture frame.

Siddhartha Gautama became the Buddha, the Awakened One, under a bodhi tree. Above the bodhi tree, a star shines. The star is Queen Maya, Siddhartha’s mother, in Tusita Heaven. The bodhi leaf is a transformed heart.

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Bodhi Leaves, Green Border

Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7″ x 10″ folding double picture frame (7″ x 5″ x 1-1/4″ when closed)

The bodhi leaf is a transformed heart. Siddhartha Gautama became the Buddha, the Awakened One, under a bodhi tree. Above the bodhi tree a star shines. The star is Queen Maya, in Tusita Heaven.

Bodhi Leaves, Purple Border

Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7″ x 10″ folding double picture frame (7″ x 5″ x 1-1/4″ when closed)

The bodhi leaf is a transformed heart. Siddhartha Gautama became the Buddha, the Awakened One, under a bodhi tree. Above the bodhi tree a star shines. The star is Queen Maya, in Tusita Heaven.

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Red Dragonflies and Night Flowers

Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7″ x 10″ folding double picture frame (7″ x 5″ x 1-1/4″ when closed)

The woman’s kimono showcases gorgeous washi paper designs. The man’s outfit is modeled after formal Edo-period samurai clothing called kamishimo (as seen in samurai movies).

Blue Dragonflies and Flowers

Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7″ x 10″ folding double picture frame (7″ x 5″ x 1-1/4″ when closed)

The woman’s kimono showcases gorgeous washi paper designs. The man’s outfit is modeled after formal Edo-period samurai clothing called kamishimo (as seen in samurai movies).

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Day and Nighttime Flowers

Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7″ x 10″ folding double picture frame (7″ x 5″ x 1-1/4″ when closed)

The women’s kimono showcase gorgeous washi paper designs.

Evening Poetry in Black and Green

Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7″ x 10″ folding double picture frame (7″ x 5″ x 1-1/4″ when closed)

The men’s outfit is modeled after formal Edo-period samurai clothing called kamishimo (as seen in samurai movies).

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Cranes in Red and Black


Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7” x 10”folding double picture frame.

Original design based on formal Edo-period clothing—as depicted in samurai dramas. The woman’s kimono showcases gorgeous washi paper designs. The man’s outfit is modeled after formal attire called kamishimo.

Murasaki

2021


Washi paper, cardstock, and recycled cardboard. In 7” x 10”folding double picture frame.

Original design based on formal Edo-period clothing—as depicted in samurai dramas. The woman’s kimono showcases gorgeous washi paper designs. The man’s outfit is modeled after formal attire called kamishimo.

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