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.
An Itajime Shibori Diaper: Snow Flowers and Tortoiseshell

An Itajime Shibori Diaper: Snow Flowers and Tortoiseshell

mid twentieth century23 1/4" x 12 3/4", 59 cm x 32.5 cm T... (more)

A Length of Miura Shibori: Stenciled Pattern Over

A Length of Miura Shibori: Stenciled Pattern Over

mid twentieth century70" x 13 1/2", 178 cm x 34 cm This i... (more)

An Itajime Shibori Diaper or Mat: Stitched

An Itajime Shibori Diaper or Mat: Stitched

mid twentieth century26 1/2" x 15 1/2", 67 cm x 39.25 cm ... (more)

A Meiji Era Shibori Dyed Cotton Hand Towel: Shop's Tenugui

A Meiji Era Shibori Dyed Cotton Hand Towel: Shop's Tenugui

late nineteenth, early twentieth century13 3/4" x 34", 35... (more)

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