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Starry Indigo

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:33:39 +0000
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Object of the Day
fashion
interior
kimono
metallic
Description:
2015-46-1Starry Indigo embodies two vital Japanese textile traditions which derive from the kimono: indigo dyeing which can achieve the darkest and lightest of blues through repeated dipping in the dye vat, and woven silk accentuated by luxurious metallic coated washi thread (silver in Starry Indigo). The appearance of starlets twinkling in a midnight blue sky...
Topic:
Design
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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