Peonies are a traditional symbol of royalty, rank and honour in Chinese culture. Inspired by an antique batik sarong by batik maestro Eliza van Zuylen in the Peranakan Museum of Singapore, this print is a fusion of Chinese, European and Indonesian cultures. Peranakan Peony celebrates the stunning beauty of this regal and feminine flower.
This print was carefully created by hand using Japanese woodblock printing, a technique behind in the internationally famous Ukiyoe genre of prints. Multiple wooden blocks were carved and designed before watercolour pigments and a bamboo baren were used to print on specialist Japanese washi paper.
Artist Signed Handmade Print
Japanese woodblock print on washi paper in open edition, size: 13 x 18 cm (5.1 x 7 inches)
Note: This print is a handmade and any slight differences between individual prints are normal. All prints are photographed under natural light or expertly scanned, but may appear slightly different depending on your monitor or the lighting conditions in your home.