KimonoArtist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Datemid- to late-20th centuryMedium & SupportsilkDimensions
63 ½ in x 49 in (161.29 cm x 124.46 cm)Credit LineGift of Mrs. Kazuko MiyakeSubject matter
Shibori is labor intensive dying technique in which hundreds of hours are spent tying miniscule sections of the fabric before immersing it in dye, leaving the tied parts white. Shibori textiles are very expensive due to the time and skills required to produce them.
pale green-yellow and lavender shibori kimono with blurred patterning with a white and lavender gradated inner lining. This kimono was made by Sansai Saitou.
Primary Object Classification Costume and Costume Accessories Primary Object TypekimonoCollection AreaAsianRights
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