Indigo Shibori: The Works of Motohiko Katano

Japan Folk-Craft Museum

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Motohiko Katano (1899-1975), known as a leading specialist of shibori tie-dyeing with natural indigo, established an original technique of his own called “katano shibori.”This exhibition introduces selected works of indigo shibori by Katano, such as kimonos, tapestries, and noren shop curtains. Works by Kahori Katano (1932-2016), daughter of Motohiko, who supported her father as a dyer throughout her life, are also exhibited. Please enjoy the magnificence of shibori world with indigo and white patterning.


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from April 02, 2019 to June 16, 2019



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