Cotton and Indigo from Japan

More than 300 colorful photos and behind-the-scenes details reveal the fascinating story of Japan's cotton and indigo, and their enormous contribution to fiber 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 fiber art world. Take a tour of Japan's elite textile printing mills to understand why Japan is considered the world's 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. 

Titre : Cotton and Indigo from Japan 
Auteur : Teresa Duryea Wong 
Éditeur : Schiffer Publishing 
Thème : Arts décoratifs 
Format : Relié 
Pages : 160 
Dimension : 22 x 28 cm 
Langue : Anglais  
Date de publication : Août 2017 
ISBN : 9780764353512