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 Arimatsu Shibori Yukata: Pleated Stripes on White Ground

An Arimatsu Shibori Yukata: Pleated Stripes on White Ground

mid twentieth century52" x 51", 132 cm x 129.5 cm This in... (more)

A Length of Shibori: Stacked Diamonds and Chrysanthemums

A Length of Shibori: Stacked Diamonds and Chrysanthemums

mid twentieth century39" x 14 1/2", 99 cm x 37 cm This is... (more)

Two Fragments of Blue and Lavender Shibori Cotton: Spiderweb

Two Fragments of Blue and Lavender Shibori Cotton: Spiderweb

mid twentieth centuryeac piece: 16 1/2" x 12 1/2", 42 cm ... (more)

A Shirakage Shibori Diaper: Machine Repair

A Shirakage Shibori Diaper: Machine Repair

mid twentieth century21" x 13", 53.5 cm x 33 cm This shib... (more)

An Itajime Shibori Dyed Diaper: Grid Pattern

An Itajime Shibori Dyed Diaper: Grid Pattern

mid twentieth century27 1/4" x 12 1/2", 69 cm x 31.75 cm ... (more)

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