Aizu-gata

Aizu-gata
Item# AIZUWAKAMATSU011

Product Description

The kimono stencil made in Aizu were called "Aizu-gata."

There are four different cutting skills (Hiki-bori = a stripe, sometimes 1/32 with 11 stripes; Tsuki-bori = using a cutting tool like stabbing; Dogu-bori = using many different tools; Kiri-bori = sometimes 1/3 with 100 small dots) and one skill (Itoire = made with string) in order to print or dye on kimono fabrics.

Among 4 cutting skills, almost of them were made by Tsuki-bori in Aizu.

37,000 kimono stencil sheets were found at warehouse in Aizu.

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Tissue Case
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Coaster
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