Sanuki Nori Dye
A Dye That Just Cannot Be Produced By Machine   The Feel and Flavor of Hand-Craft


Glue Resist

The state after the Aizome (Indigo Dye).
The pattern is left behind in white without dyeing on the portion where the glue has been applied.

Apply The Glue, Then Allow To Dry

Coloring work to bring out the colorful pattern. The dye is diligently applied to the limited framework.

On a nice day, they are lined up to dry tightly packed together.

Color is applied to the entire item through an indigo vat. Repeated soaking makes for the rich color.

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  Having survived a fire, these are an extremely important dye sample book from the Edo Period

An Introduction To The Items Of The Okawara Authentic Dye Shop

To Celebrate a Wedding or New Birth!

JP¥ 130,450
Size 162cm x 110cm

The Yutan of the Lion Dance

The "Taka" Chinese character from the Takamatsu clan has been imprinted by dye on the back.
This item, called a "Hanten", is classic wear from the Edo Period. Even now it is still worn at festivals and various events.

JP¥ 300,450

A dye of the phoenix, a congratulatory omen, in a frame for a wall ornament. Please enjoy it as an interior item to add a little spice to your room.

JP¥ 300,450
77cm x 107cm
Tea Utenshil
A dye of a tea utensil, in a composed frame for a wall ornament.
JP¥ 200,450
Size 53cm x 78cm
The legend of the dragon, a tale from Sanuki, has been made into a tablet. The dragon, holding various treasures, dances between the emboldened sky and sea. The reinforced lines are attention-getting, making this a very impacting item. Recommended as a detailed interior item.
JP¥ 150,450
Size : 48cm x 113cm

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A mark indicating a traditional craft product of Kagawa Prefecture.
Indicates an product for use in everyday life recognised as being created using traditional materials and techniques passed down from at least the Meiji era.