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Nishijin-gasuri Fabric

2017-10-12

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

While many Japanese kasuri fabrics are woven from cotton yarn, Nishijin-gasuri always uses silk. The fine, breakable threads makes silk difficult to work with, but it enables weavers to create more detailed, precise patterns.

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  • Title: Nishijin-gasuri Fabric
  • Date Created: 2017-10-12
  • Location: itohen-univers
  • Subject Keywords: Nishijin-gasuri, Fabric, Nishijin Weaving, Silk, Kasuri, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Nishijin
  • Type: Textile
  • External Link: itohen-univers

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