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"Floating Blocks" Woman's Shibori Haori



 
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Fantastic Geometry
Our Price: $129.00
Material: Silk
Length: 29"
Width: 50" Wrist to Wrist
Body: 46" Hips
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
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Product Code: 0517WHN10


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"Floating Blocks" Woman's Shibori Haori

Masterfully done three-dimensional blocks done in shibori dots. And behind those blocks is a fantastically dyed color mix of reds, browns, pinks, and more. Even the jacquard has a 3D design!

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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