Cotton obi with shibori crabs Daily Japanese Textile IMG_1223

Obi
Cotton
Shibori

Cotton obi with shibori crabs - crab close up Daily Japanese Textile IMG_1224

Most Japanese shibori rendered in cotton is dyed in indigo, so this child’s shibori obi with a design of crabs in eddying water dyed red and yellow is refreshing to the eye. The fine detailing of the crabs underscores the skills of the craftsmen.
Cotton obi with shibori crabs - claw - fiber close up Daily Japanese Textile IMG_1260

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