Textile of the Week: 201115 Tate-gasuri
One of the more difficult feats to achieve in weaving is a perfect circle. This is no less true for kasuri dyeing and weaving. So I have selected a real treasure to present as this Textile of the Week.
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Sha Tate-gasuri Sample 201115 紗縦絣
Sample 201115-tategasuri $14 plus postage and tax. The position of the circle(s) will vary with each sample. ($12 even for subscribers. For more information about subscriptions, click on this text.)
The sample is silk and high magnification shows that it is a very fine leno weave, sha.
Sha Tate-gasuri Sample 201115
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