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MIURA & ORIUNI SHIBORI. HANDSPUN, HANDWOVEN COTTON  VAT-DYED IN BOTANICAL INDIGO  ARIMATSU, MID/LATE 19C

MIURA & ORIUNI SHIBORI. HANDSPUN, HANDWOVEN COTTON VAT-DYED IN BOTANICAL INDIGO ARIMATSU, MID/LATE 19C

Kanoko Shibori

Certain sections of cloth were sectioned off and marbles were bound and secured by a rubber band before dying.

Muira shibori (looped binding) involves taking a hooked needle and plucking sections of the cloth. Then a thread is looped around each section twice. The thread is not knotted tension is used to make sure everything is held in the same place. The resulting dyed cloth is a water-like design. Because no knot is used, muirea shibori is very easy to bind and unbind. Therefore, this technique is very often used.

"This technique is a somewhat random form of a usually staid looped binding called miura shibori." Loop thread around section twice, no knotting

This is a cotton cloth hand made in Ancient Mali. It's one of a kind because it uses natural dies for color.

Handmade by village artisans in Mali, this one-of-a-kind cotton cloth is naturally dyed using ancient techniques and the indigo plant, which gives the textile its gorgeous blue hue. White markings are created through resist dying.