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Indigo Shibori Yukata Bolt (1)
Indigo Shibori Yukata Bolt (1)
Indigo Shibori Yukata Bolt (1)
Wafu Works

Indigo Shibori Yukata Bolt (1)

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A full bolt of vintage indigo shibori dyed  100% cotton yukata fabric - with original Chidori  ('plover') Shibori  labels.  Probably from the Arimatsu or Narumi areas of Nagoya which are the traditional centres of indigo shibori.  There is some foxing/age marks. When strectched and flattened would measure approx 35cm x 11 metres  with a simple, dynamic design of vertical lines.  Mid -20th century.

Old bolts  of shibori cotton usually come like this and would have to be flattened out to make into a  yukata (summer kimono).  The instruction label says to wash  to remove the lye from dyeing and then stretch out on rods or wrap around a pole to flatten out - and not to iron.  However, if you don't have a suitable pole handy it is possible to iron these  out to regular kimono width.  If you prefer to use it as-is  for something like scarves please note that  the texture will drop out  eventually even if you don't wash or iron it.  You  might also have  some crocking -  indigo rubbing off on other clothes or your skin.  Lots of other possibilities for this simple dynamic design

Price includes GAT and regular postage within Australia.