Throw pillow made from a panel of antique Japanese fabric. The family crest, or mon, is achieved through the katazome technique of paste-resist dyeing. A rice paste is applied to the fabric through a hand cut stencil,katagami, and serves as a resist before the textile is dipped into the dye vat. Once the paste is removed the pattern is revealed. Features hand sewn patches on back.
Backed with vintage Japanese indigo
27" x 13"
Gentle wash cold, line dry
Made in Santa Fe, NM
All wear, marks or mending are unique to this antique handwoven textile.