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Kasuri-jime: Binding the Kasuri Threads, Honba Oshima Tsumugi Fabric

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Cotton threads are woven into the starched silk threads covering the spots that should be resisted according to the graph of the kasuri pattern. This makes what is called a “splash pattern mat” mushiro-gasuri. The portions of the silk thread covered with the cotton woven over them in will be blocked from the dye during the next process.

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  • Title: Kasuri-jime: Binding the Kasuri Threads, Honba Oshima Tsumugi Fabric
  • Subject Keywords: Kagoshima Prefecture
  • Type: Textile, Natural dye, Kimono, Hand woven, Kagoshima prefecture
  • Rights: © Honba Oshima Tsumugi Orimono Cooperative Society
  • External Link: Honbaoshimatsumugi Orimono Cooperative Society

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