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 Full Bolt of Kumo Shibori: Beautiful Cotton and Indigo

A Full Bolt of Kumo Shibori: Beautiful Cotton and Indigo

early twentieth century10 yards x 13", 9.1 m x 33 cmFull ... (more)

An Arashi Shibori Dyed Han Juban: Omi Jofu Sleeves

An Arashi Shibori Dyed Han Juban: Omi Jofu Sleeves

early to mid twentieth century22 1/2" x 47", 57 cm x 119.... (more)

An Arashi Shibori and Stenciled Han Juban: Two Techniques

An Arashi Shibori and Stenciled Han Juban: Two Techniques

mid twentieth century28" x 25", 71 cm x 63.5 cm Look care... (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)

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)

A Length of Indigo Dyed Sekka Shibori: Clamp Dyed

A Length of Indigo Dyed Sekka Shibori: Clamp Dyed

mid twentieth century53" x 13 1/4", 134.5 cm x 33.5 cm Th... (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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