Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui
Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui
Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui
Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui
Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui
Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui

Hinode & Tesuji-Tatsumaki Shibori Tenugui

Regular price $54.00

**If you are interested in a sold out tenugui, please email staff@yoshikowada.com to request a notification when it will be in stock. Production and delivery of certain tenugui can take up to one  month from Arimatsu, Japan.


Stitched & bound-resist in horizontal band of sunrise pattern

Technique: Hinode Shibori - Small circular, sunburst shapes are repeated horizontally by stitching and tightening rows of half circles along a fold on the weft of the fabric. The completed stitched and gathered fabric is fitted around a piece of rope with selvedges facing or touching. While keeping the cloth and rope fastened and taut, the piece is bound top to bottom in intervals of a few inches. After initial placement of the stitched and gathered fabric on the rope core, resist binding is applied from top to bottom in ¼ to 1/2 inch intervals. The amount of space between the resist-thread binding determines the amount of white areas in the ground. / Tesuji Shibori (hand pleating with or without a rope core) / Tatsumaki Resist (binding resist over a long tesuji shibori-shaped cloth).  Process illustrations are from the book “Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing”  by Wada, Rice, and Barton. (c)1983

Pattern: Hinode - Sunrise/Sunburst

Color: White/Indigo

Approximately 1m x 35cm (39in x 13in)

100% Cotton

Handmade in Arimatsu, Japan

Tenugui are scarf-size, all-purpose towels made of lightweight cotton, used in Japan for centuries and recently popularized and collected because of their beautiful patterns and graphic designs.

Ukiyo-e Example: Mizuno Toshikata (1900)

View the full shibori tenugui collection

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