Japan Blue

Japan Blue Kasuri Indigo Dyed Tote Bag

  • Japan Blue Original Kasuri Indigo Dyed fabric exterior
  • Heavyweight canvas fabric interior
  • Natural cowhide leather carrying handle and base
  • Natural cowhide leather fastener tab 
  • Inner pocket

Kasuri (or 絣) is the Japanese term for a fabric that has a color range of dyed fibers to create patterns and images within a textile. It is similar to Ikat dyeing, a form of resistance dyeing. Ikat is the predecessor to Kasuri techniques and was first develop during the reign of the Ryukyu Kingdom (modern day Okinawa), around 1200AD. Traditional Japanese fabrics have been produced with this techniques for centuries by highly skilled artisans and is a renowned and revered material for the Japanese.

Made in Okayama, Japan


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