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Shibori Yukata

With "ume" plum blossom motif on a dappled ground

Country Of Origin

Japan

Date

Taisho period: 1912-1926 or early Showa

Size

122 x 143 cms (48 x 56ΒΌ ins)

Materials

Cotton

Technique

Tie-dyed "shibori"

Condition

Very Good condition

Light summer cotton kimono are called a yukata. It is patterned with resist tie-dyeing technique called shibori in Japan. The pattern is ume plum blossoms on a dappled ground.The design is created using three different techniques, the dappled ground is looped-binding called hitta miura and the outline of the plum blossom was made using the ori-nui technique and the centre of the plum blossom uses maki-age method. All very technical but it shows just how much goes into creating these textiles.

Price

Price on request

Reference No

917

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