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This noren (Japanese fabric divider) is handcrafted by Kiyoe Masao. He specializes in dyeing with natural materials, one of them being Indigo dye which is used to create this piece. The shades of blue are achieved by several rounds of dyeing. The dynamic pattern is created with traditional Shibori (Japanese Tie Dye) technique that are also executed by Kiyoe himself.

This noren (Japanese fabric divider) is handcrafted by Kiyoe Masao. He specializes in dyeing with natural materials, one of them being Indigo dye which is used to create this piece. The shades of blue are achieved by several rounds of dyeing. The dynamic pattern is created with traditional Shibori (Japanese Tie Dye) technique that are also executed by Kiyoe himself.

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Diy, Quilts, Patchwork, Boro, Kunst, Homespun, 1stdibs, Asian Art, Japanese Quilts

Patched indigo cotton textile with stitching in homespun natural fibre, on a stretcher covered in indigo cotton, circa 1850-1900 Dimensions: 164 x 164 cm (can be hung anyway up) Provenance: Gordon Reece collection Boro textiles were the traditional bedcovers and garments of poor rural communities of Northern Japan - the literal translation of ‘boro’ being rags. They were carefully constructed from salvaged pieces of second-hand cotton fabric bartered from sea faring merchants from the late…

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Rajo-Mala Moon

Indigo’s deep blue has been treasured by Japanese people since ancient times, forming a vital strand of their sartorial and visual culture. Known in Japan as ‘aizome’, indigo dye is so integrated into Japanese society that this deepest, entrancing shade is often referred to as “Japan blue.” Initially only reserved for the wealthiest members of...

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