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AltarCloth23g

calligraphy & script & art - a pieced, silk altar cloth from the - recycled paper backing (detail)

Africa | Kpokpo cloth (aka. country cloth or Kondi gula in Mende) from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Cotton; woven into strips on a tripod loom  then sewn together | Pre 1960

country cloth or Kondi gula in Mende) from the Mende people of Sierra Leone. Cotton woven into strips on a tripod loom then sewn together.

Stephanie Redfern, artist  Such beautiful work.

Stephanie Redfern, artist Such beautiful work.

African chieftan blanket, 19th century. Fulani people (Mali or Ghana). Cotton, wool. Beautiful, authentic colors

Cotton and wool African chieftan blanket, century, Fulani people (Mali or Ghana). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Recycled ledger papers were stitched through to create patterns of pieced cloth. Washi is a good paper to use for this backing as its so flexible, unlike cellulose-based papers that are more brittle. (AltarCloth23e)

Recycled ledger papers were stitched through to create patterns of pieced cloth. Washi is a good paper to use for this backing as its so flexible, unlike cellulose-based papers that are more brittle.

Nuno Japanese Textiles | Dovecot Studios

A landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design built around a leading international tapestry studio, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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mushroom terrariums, and perfect petals - Paris based textile designer/artist Lyndie Dourthe

Judith Watson

Judith Watson researched traditional carpets & Aran knitting, in her pieces she merged traditional techniques from these two different areas.

Chiomi Longo  art journal - expression through abstraction

Chiomi Longo art journal - expression through abstraction

sakabukuro to filter sake.  Is this where the word sak comes from?

Sakabukuro, cotton bags saturated with kaki shibu or green persimmon tannin which were used to filter sake in the process of making it.

Japanese Antique Textile Cloth of Sakiori Sodenashi  This is a sakiori sodenashi ( sleeveless ) which is hand-woven of cotton strips which are torn from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futon cover and so on. Warps are also cotton threads. It has beautiful mixed color of natural indigo and others. It has wear and mending patches and both sides are open. Late 19th to early 20th century.

sakiori sodenashi ( sleeveless ) - hand-woven from cotton strips torn from old cloth, such as kimono, furoshiki, futon covers, etc. the warp is cotton thread. It shows wear and mending patches and both sides are open.

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