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Pale indigo ground with large deep indigo circles with floral centers

Country Of Origin

Japan

Date

Taisho period: 1912-1926 or early Showa

Size

126 x 142 cms (49½ x 56 ins)

Materials

Cotton

Technique

Tie -dyed "shibori"

Condition

Some staining on sleeve

This man's indigo dyed under kimono was dyed in three different steps. The white floral motifs were resist dyed using ori-nui and boshi techniques. The entire garment was then quickly dipped into an indigo bath creating the light blue ground. The area surrounding the white floral motifs was then dipped again in indigo resulting in the bright deep blue normally associated with the dye.

Price

Price on request

Reference No

919

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