Asa-no-Ha Makiage and Tsukidashi Shibori Tenugui
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Bound-resist & small knotted-resist over a pin in Asanoha (hemp leaf) pattern
Techniques: Makiage Shibori - Stitching and crisscross binding in the shape of a motif / Tsukidashi Shibori - Small circle-knotted resist, created by wrapping thread and tying a kamosage (half-hitch) knot over a blunt needle.
Pattern: Asa-no-Ha - Pattern derived from hexagons and named for its likeness to hemp leaves. The pattern has been used since ancient times in Japan. It symbolizes growth and strength since hemp is durable and grows quickly. This geometric design appears not only in textile design but also in wood cuts and architecture. It is also highly regarded in sashiko stitching as one of the strongest designs for reinforcing fabric. Slow Fiber Studios Shop sells 100% cotton sashiko thread, the same used by artisans in Yonezawa, Japan. To learn more about sashiko and view some examples, follow this link. Process illustrations are from a book Shibori: Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing by Wada, Rice, and Barton. (c)1983
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.
Ukiyo-e Example: Second Generation, Kuniteru (1867)
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