Cotton and Indigo from Japan

170630
Teresa Duryea Wong

Description

More than 300 colourful photos and behind-the-scenes details reveal the fascinating story of Japans cotton and indigo, and their enormous contribution to fibre arts worldwide.

  • Learn how Japan and its top fabric designers, quilters, scientists, and artists combine tradition and high tech to weave the thread, fabrics and stunning designs that are so coveted in today's fibre art world
  • Take a tour of Japans elite textile printing mills to understand why Japan is considered the worlds finest producer of quilting cotton
  • Learn where all this cotton comes from, and its close connection to another prized plant, indigo
  • Dozens of beautiful fabric designs and quilts by Shizuko Kuroha, Keiko Goke, Yoshiko Jinzenji, Yoko Saito and others are featured, as well as cotton and indigo folk textiles through the ages

This journey gives a deeper understanding of the connection between contemporary textile art and Japan's cotton, indigo and traditions.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    160
  • Dimensions
    280 x 225 mm
  • ISBN
    9780764353512
  • Code
    170630
  • Status
    Currently out of stock – due in about 10 days
Our Price
$59.99