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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Hand dyed and commercial cottons, hand dyed silk ribbon, machine pieced and quilted
In Japanese mythology, Namazu is a giant catfish who causes earthquakes. Namazu lives in the mud beneath the earth, and is guarded by the god Kashima who restrains the fish with a stone. When Kashima lets his guard fall, Namazu thrashes about, causing violent earthquakes.

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