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Hedgehog Needlepoint – Kyoto Retro Travel Tag


(HH1-KIX),  3″ x 5″, 18 mesh


Pink Circle: Land of the Rising Sun
Indigo Blue with White “stitching” representative of the art of Japanese
Sashiko (“little stabs”) embroidery, initially used for decorative and/or
functional reinforcement of cloth and clothing.
7: the Number of railroads in Kyoto
1K: Kyoto was the capital for over 1,000 years
17: the number of World Heritage sites in Kyoto
1: 100 voltage is standard in Kyoto
30: The number of colleges in Kyoto
To-ji: the iconic To-ji (“East Temple”) pagoda, founded in 796, and is a
UNESCO World Heritage site. It at one point in time had a twin temple
nearby call Sai-ji or “West Temple”
K: Kaiseki, the most refined of traditional Japanese cuisine- a multi
course dinner of haute cuisine, drawn from four traditions: the Imperial
Court cuisine of the 9th century; Buddhist cuisine of temples of the 12th
century; Samurai cuisine of warrior households of the 14th century and
the tea ceremony cuisine of the 15th century.

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