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 Indigo Dyed Shibori: Hand Spun Cotton

A Length of Indigo Dyed Shibori: Hand Spun Cotton

late nineteenth, early twentieth century44 1/2" x 12 1/4"... (more)

A Child's Itajime Cotton Shibori Kimono: Padded

A Child's Itajime Cotton Shibori Kimono: Padded

mid twentieth centuryshoulder to hem x sleeve tip to slee... (more)

An Itajime Shibori Diaper: Clamp Dyeing

An Itajime Shibori Diaper: Clamp Dyeing

mid twentieth century24" x 12 1/4", 61 cm x 31 cm This li... (more)

A Length of Double Arashi Shibori: A Storm in Indigo

A Length of Double Arashi Shibori: A Storm in Indigo

mid twentieth century40" x 13 1/4", 101.5 cm x 33.5 cm Th... (more)

A Length of Indigo Dyed Cotton Shibori: Rising Steam Motif

A Length of Indigo Dyed Cotton Shibori: Rising Steam Motif

early to mid twentieth century57" x 12 3/4", 145 cm x 32.... (more)

A Length of Stenciled Shibori: Two Processes

A Length of Stenciled Shibori: Two Processes

early twentieth century26 3/4" x 13", 68 cm x 33 cm This ... (more)

A Length of Shibori Overdyed with Katazome: Amazing

A Length of Shibori Overdyed with Katazome: Amazing

early twentieth century56 1/4" x 12 1/4", 143 cm x 31 cm ... (more)

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