Thursday, November 9, 2023


Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive.
~Issey Miyake

For Art Thursday, the Japanese art of shibori.

Japan; Kosode; Costumes
Metropolitan Museum of Art

The tied cloth of Arimatsu Shibori's "Tegumoshibori" and the finished product after dyeing
Soseki's Cat

Tōkaidō gojūsan tsui, Narumi
Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865)

Arimatsu Shibori Festival 2019
Asturio Cantabrio

1 comment:

Pop said...

These are truly beautiful. I watched the video and wished they'd showed more of the designs!