A Length of Stenciled Ramie Cloth: End Bolt

$85.00 USD

early to mid twentieth century
56" x 13 1/2", 142 cm x 34.25 cm

This is a length of ramie cloth that shows a boldly patterned, large-scale design of what appears to be highly stylized leaves blowing about in the breeze.

The cloth is dyed in the katazome or stencil resist dyed technique and it is unusual for its blue-on-white coloration. 

Aside from the inventive, boldly graphic design imprinted on this cloth, the fact that this segment of cloth is from an end bolt is also an attractive feature, and the mark of the end bolt can be seen at the bottom of the length.