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Today, I'd like to address one of my favorite topics: Bingata.
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Bingata originated in Okinawa well over five hundred years ago.
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Exquisite example of contemporary bingata. Notice the canvas-li
“Kumadori” is the term for the shading seen here. Typically sha
Two aspects of what make bingata so very distinctive are color
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Ryukyu bingata, cone method on bashou-fu (banana fiber cloth) w
Patterns in bingata are applied using two distinctive methods,
In most cases the foreground images are dyed first, while the b
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How wonderful to have two truly beautiful, virtually identical,
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Next take a look at the selvage edges of the bolts. See the whi
Natural dyes allow for a rainbow of color. A fuchsia pink from
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This label offers us a great deal of information. First, you ca
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