Hitoe
Asa
Kasuri

This hitoe is woven of randomly resisted kasuri threads, referred to as yatara gasuri. Often these are the remnants of previous dyeing efforts, but yatara gasuri can also be made to order for clients who simply prefer the randomness of the thread shades.

Below, a sleeve showing a stripe of slightly lighter thread mixed in with the normally darker thread.

A close-up of the threads:

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