Shibori

Shibori is a general term which encompasses a wide range of shape-resist dyeing techniques including tie-and-dye, binding, stitching, pleating and clamping, etc.  By using these techniques a fabric resists dye and creates surface patterns, some extremely intricate and innovative.
A Length of Patched Imagistic Shibori: Plovers and Surf

A Length of Patched Imagistic Shibori: Plovers and Surf

early twentieth century54" x 12 1/4", 137 cm x 31 cm This... (more)

A Length of Diagonally Oriented Midori Shibori: Browns

A Length of Diagonally Oriented Midori Shibori: Browns

mid twentieth century32" x 15", 81.5 cm x 38 cm This leng... (more)

An Itajime Shibori Diaper: Snow Flowers and Gauzy Cotton

An Itajime Shibori Diaper: Snow Flowers and Gauzy Cotton

mid to late twentieth century26 1/2" X 11 3/4", 67 cm X 3... (more)

A Tabbed and Layered Shibori Textile: Distinctive Brushed Cotton

A Tabbed and Layered Shibori Textile: Distinctive Brushed Cotton

late nineteenth century12" x 22", 30.25 cm x 56 cm This t... (more)

A Sparely Decorated Shibori Han Juban: Simplicity of Design

A Sparely Decorated Shibori Han Juban: Simplicity of Design

early to mid twentieth century28" x 24", 71 cm x 61 cm Th... (more)

A Length of Pieced, Patched Shibori: Indigo Dyed Cotton

A Length of Pieced, Patched Shibori: Indigo Dyed Cotton

early to mid twentieth century31 1/4" x 15", 81 cm x 38 c... (more)

An Itajime Shibori Yukata: Hand Stitched Kimono

An Itajime Shibori Yukata: Hand Stitched Kimono

mid twentieth century53 1/2" x 48", 136 cm x 122 cm This ... (more)

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