Gangi Mokume Shibori Tenugui
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Zigzag stitch-resist in dancette pattern or repeated mitered corners
Technique: Mokume Shibori - Parallel running stitches along the weft in a zigzag pattern are gathered and scrunched to create a wood-grain (mokume) resist pattern. Process illustrations are from the book “Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing” by Wada, Rice, and Barton. (c)1983
Pattern: Gangi - a general term in Japanese design to describe a zigzag pattern; also used in architecture
Approximately 1m x 35cm (39in x 13in)
Handmade in Arimatsu, Japan
Tenugui are scarf-size, all-purpose towels made of lightweight cotton, used in Japan for centuries and recently popularized and collected because of their beautiful patterns and graphic designs.
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