Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading these signs. Click on the photo to enlarge it and see the characters more clearly.
Signs that include 触らないで(さわらないで) are common, but this one’s actually inviting passersby to touch it so they can appreciate the texture as it’s thread art, as noted. This portrait of Audrey Hepburn was part of an exhibition at a small gallery on Kyoto’s Teramachi Street recently.
The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to its order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.
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Heisig(H1813, H5, H1333)
Kanji In Context(KIC1382, KIC32, KIC409)
Originally posted 2013-10-15 00:40:55.