Zanshi: Leftover Thread Cloth

Zanshi, or kuzuito, is cloth that is woven from threads either leftover from home production of yarn making, or from broken threads that were purchased from local commercial weavers.  Usually the weft is fed with these random threads while generally the warp is regulated producing an irregular horizontal 'striping'; if home threads are used, knotted slubs can often be seen.
A Length of Zanshi Ori: Leftover Yarn Weaving

A Length of Zanshi Ori: Leftover Yarn Weaving

mid twentieth century64" x 13", 162.5 cm x 13 cm Zanshi o... (more)

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