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This is a small fragment of hand-woven cotton cloth dyed with Benibana (safflower).


Hand-woven cotton cloth dyed with safflower. The beautiful flower patterns are dyed through using a technique called katazome.


Katazome is a Japanese dyeing technique using stencils and resist paste to create intricate patterns on fabric.


It was probably originally used as the lining of a kimono.


All hand sewing by hand Sashiko stitching with indigo-dyed and non-dyed cotton threads.


Material: cotton


Measures: 66cm×13cm (25in × 5in) 

Japanese vintage Benibana dyed fragment

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