man's shibori yukata back Daily Japanese Textile IMG_8406

Man’s yukata
Cotton
Shibori

The location of the frothing waves, restricted on this yukata to upper right and lower left, indicate that this is probably a festival yukata.

man's shibori yukata sleeve Daily Japanese Textile IMG_8394

Frothing waves have a very long design tradition in Japan, with Hokusai’s well known ukiyo-e being the best known of these in the West.

man's shibori yukata fiber close up Daily Japanese Textile IMG_8397

hokusai great wave

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