Removing resist paste from a fisherman's flag

Nariki Matsuda2020

Tottori Prefectural Government

Tottori Prefectural Government
Tottori-shi, Tottori-ken, Japan

The paste applied during the tsutsugaki process is removed by soaking the fabric in water. The sections covered by the paste remain white and enhances the dyed motifs. For making a tairyō-bata sun-resistant
and colour-fast dyes are used and each piece of fabric is hand washed.


  • Title: Removing resist paste from a fisherman's flag
  • Creator: Nariki Matsuda
  • Date Created: 2020
  • Physical Location: Matsuda Somemonoten
  • Subject Keywords: tairyo-bata, Wash-off, water, textile
  • Rights: © Matsuda somemonoten

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