Itchiku Tsujigahana

The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota

Kimono ancient kimono in the Edo Museum, Tokyo

Quilted Travel Coat by Amy Nguyen.This coat is a show-stopping work of art hand-dyed using traditional Japanese shibori techniques--a masterpiece of intricate surface design and architectural shape. The artist carefully folds, binds, and stitches the fabric before dyeing it to create richly detailed patterns.

SHIBORI // Hand dyed clutch

Kimono - Itchiku Tsujigahana

Itchiku Tsujigahana

kimono by itchiku kubota

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....

Kimono using tsujigahana technique, by artist dyer Kubota Itchiku, Japan

Itchiku - Tsujigahana

amazing tie-dye kimono art by Itchiku Kubota

kimono by itchiku kubota, Japan

Itchiku Kubota

Itchiku Tsujigahana | One of the famous Kimonos, made by master Kubota in the old Tsujigahana "Tie-Dye" technic.

Kimono Tsujigahana

Itchiku Kubota...

"Landscape Kimonos by Itchiku Kubota"

The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota

kimono by Itchiku Kubota

Images from Publication: Kimono as Art - The landscape of Itchuku Kubota By Dale Carolyn Gluckman "The first major book on Japanese textile artist Itchiku Kubota, published to accompany a touring exhibition." #PurelyInspiration #ArtonTap