Friday, June 3, 2016
Karakusa- various styles of arabesque motif
Botan Katakusa-peony arabesque
Budo Karakusa-grape arabesque
Hana Karakusa-flower arabesque
Kiku Karakusa-chrysanthemum arabesque
Mijin Karakusa-mini arabesque
Nindou Karakusa-honeysuckle arabesque
Shida Karakusa-fern arabesque
Tako Karakusa-octopus arabesque
Tsuru Karakusa-vine arabesque
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