A Double Sided Katazome Length: Intricate, Rich Pattern

$85.00 USD

early twentieth century
46 1/2" x 12 1/2", 118 cm x 31.75 cm

This is an inky-blue length of katazome dyed cotton, notable because it was resisted on each of its two sides, creating an equally clear white-on-blue pattern on both sides.

The cotton is hand woven and is of nice, heavy weight.  The all over image shows a repeat pattern of flowers and folding fans, the images bright and slightly blurred.  It seems this length was taken from a juban or under-kimono.

A very, very good length of old katazome and one with an interesting pattern which is beautifully dyed on two sides.

Wonderful.

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A Double Sided Katazome Length: Intricate, Rich Pattern