colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby warp: 14 colours, weft: 7 blue Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn: metal-complex dyes – […]

embroidery

“Embroidered shawl from Siwa oasis” A modern shawl from Siwa oasis from the 20th century, probably the 1950s. Similar in embroidery and colours to traditional […]

weave

”Sarashi-Momen / bleached cotton muslin”   Object: Sarashi-Momen / bleached cotton muslin, Kohaba (narrow width), machine woven with selvedge. Description: Cotton came to Japan in […]

blue, print & dye

“Mame Shibori / Bean-dot Tie-dye” Object: Tenugui / Japanese hand towel Description: Stripes with blue dots (mame = pea) on a white background known as the Mame-Shibori design […]

colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby warp: 14 colours, weft: 6 purple Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn:  metal-complex dyes – […]

colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby warp: 14 colours, weft: 5 pink Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn:  metal-complex dyes – […]

embroidery

Embroidery “el tock” “el tock” – square-shaped embroidered collar for a tunic for married women in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Embroidery on black cotton fabric, asymmetrical […]

embroidery

Embroidery “attoq nitilisha” “attoq nitilisha”  – straight-shaped embroidered collar for a tunic for unmarried women/girls in Siwa oasis, Egypt. Embroidery on black cotton fabric with […]

colour palette, weave

”WOVEN colour palette” 1 Weaving structure: tabby warp: 14 colours, weft: 4 red Yarn: wool yarn 7/1 warp as weftDyeing of yarn:  metal-complex dyes – […]

blue, print & dye

“Stencil Dyeing /Katazome“ Detail ofthe fabric for”Yukata – kimono to wear in summer”. Material: cotton Technique: stencil dyeing with resistant paste / katazome Place of […]

blue, print & dye

“Stencil Dyeing /Katazome“   Detail of the fabric for ”Yukata – kimono to wear in summer”. Material: cotton Technique: stencil dyeing with resistant paste / […]

News

New publication about textiles from Egypt. “MÖTEN Textilier från oasen Siwa med omnejd, Egyptens västra öken” by Kazuyo Nomura and Christina Rinaldo, written in Swedish. […]