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"Rolling Rice Fields" Woman's Haori



 
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Orange Shibori
Our Price: $129.00
Material: Silk
Length: 28"
Width: 50" Wrist to Wrist
Body: 46" Hips
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
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Product Code: 0517WHG15


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Description
 
"Rolling Rice Fields" Woman's Haori

We suppose they could also be rolling
ocean waves... The color combination is very cool - rows of silvery gray with orange shibori borders...

We very rarely see patterning like this. The silk has a slightly crepe texture.

Haori do not cross over or tie with a sash, like a kimono does - they are meant to be worn open to reveal a bit of what is worn beneath.

Shibori is "Japanese tie-dye", where an artisan stitches along a stenciled image on the fabric, pulling the threads tightly to create a resist. The fabric is then dyed and when the threads are released, the pattern is revealed. There are dozens of shibori techniques, with the most common these days called kaneko (referring to the spots on a fawn), where an often elaborate pattern is created by hundreds of tiny dots. Kyoto is famous for this kaneko style. Watch the video below to learn more.

Shibori Technique Demo

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