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What is special about Itchiku Kubota's work? The colours are unbelieveable. He hand painted dip-dyed over and over again to build up harmonies of incredible subtlety richness. He revived an ancient shibori technique called tsujigahana and developed it using modern dyes and methods: nvolves brush painting the outline design onto the tacked together kimono and adding intricate sumi ink paintings, then stitching and binding miniscule portions of the silk, dyeing them by hand....
75 long....Ran kiku Vintage Japanese cotton by CosimaOrimono