Flower Arrangement: The Ikebana Way
William Campbell Steere
Madison Square Press, 1972 - Flower arrangement, Japanese - 285 pages
A concise history of the Japanese art of flower arranging, with clear instructions for its adaptability to the modern American home.
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PREFACE by William Campbell Steere
THE IKENOBO SCHOOL by Senei Ikenobo
THE OHARA SCHOOL by Houn Ohara
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alcove appearance arrange flowers artistic atmosphere autumn balance bamboo basic basin basket beauty bloom calla lily camellia century chabana cherry cockscomb color combination composed composition container creative curves decorated developed diagram display example express fillers ﬁrst floral art flower arrangement ﬂowers form of Ikebana forward slant foxtail millet grass heika hydrangeas Ikebana Ikenobo Ikenobo School Illustration inserted Iris japonica Japanese iris Japanese quince kakehana kenzan kuge leaves length lotus main branch materials moribana nageire nageirebana natural needle-point holder object Ohara School photograph shows pine branch plants position principal branches principal stems rangement represent rikka arrangement rikka style rose season second stem seika style shape shin shoka shoka form slanted forward slanting style Sofu Teshigahara Sogetsu School stem in place stretch style arrangement subject and secondary subordinate stems tall tea ceremony techniques three main stems traditional tree upright style vase vessel vines white chrysanthemums yellow water-lily