made with natural indigo, by using traditional resist dye folded and clamped shibori techniques, this quilt was made of vintage japanese “sekka” (snowflake design) shibori cotton pieces "itajime shibori cotton omutsu", traditionally used for baby’s nappies. they were collected over years of travelling to japan. the fill is cotton and backing of this quilt is white linen.
235cm x 235cm to fit queen or king beds
shibori, the japanese tradition of resist dyeing, incorporates tying, sewing, folding and fastening cloth to achieve a variety of colours and textural effects. it is an ancient technique used in great variations through the centuries. the various processes facilitate a repetition of shape and colour, giving rise to beguiling rhythms and a particular dappled aesthetic.
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