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 Taiten Shibori Yukata: Indigo Dyed Textured Cotton

A Taiten Shibori Yukata: Indigo Dyed Textured Cotton

mid twentieth century50" x 52", 127 cm x 132 cm This is a... (more)

A Meiji Era Shibori and Stencil Dyed Tenugui: Hand Towel with Kanji Name

A Meiji Era Shibori and Stencil Dyed Tenugui: Hand Towel with Kanji Name

late nineteenth, early twentieth century12 3/4" x 34 1/2"... (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 Length of Lightweight Cotton Shibori: Flower Trail

A Length of Lightweight Cotton Shibori: Flower Trail

mid twentieth century60" x 14", 152.5 cm x 35.5 cm This i... (more)

A Length of Shibori Dyed Cotton: Strong Diagonals

A Length of Shibori Dyed Cotton: Strong Diagonals

mid twentieth century58" x 13 1/2", 147.5 cm x 34 cm This... (more)

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