A Double-Sided Katazome Length: Diamond Pattern

$80.00 USD

late nineteenth, early twentieth century
66" x 13", 167.5 cm x 33 cm

This is a beautiful length of indigo dyed cotton which has been resist dyed in the katazome method. The design is bright white against a dark blue, the striking contrast is in part due to the fact that the piece was resisted on both its sides, making it "reversible."

The design is a complex diamond pattern showing stylized chrysanthemums within a spray of white dots.

The leaf pattern that creates the barriers between the diamonds seems to be stylize wisteria.

In good, bright, used condition this is a lovely length of katazome dyed cotton with a wonderful design.

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A Double-Sided Katazome Length: Diamond Pattern