Linen Gauze Cloth (65x190)

Artist: den TAJIMA KISHIKO
16,000 yen ($147.83 USD)
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den Tajima Kishiko hand-dyes her textiles with kakishibu and a variety of mordants including aluminum, titanium and copper. Dyeing with persimmon tannin (kakishibu) dates back to ancient Japan and the technique produces a range of distinct earthy tones from muted oranges to burnished browns. Most of her cloths are left with unfinished edges and are designed to be used freely for a variety of purposes by the purchaser.

Kishiko san compares her passion for dyeing to her fondness for the darkroom work she did while studying photography in college and working as a photo assistant. She sees similarities in both processes, creating shadows and tones in her textiles through changes in temperature, light and duration.

*** This linen gauze cloth has an unfinished edge and may have streaks, patches and spots that result from the dyeing process.

    PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Dimensions: L 65cm x W 190cm
  • Weight: 123g
  • Material: Linen
  • Product No: TK-3-1
  • Made in Japan

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