KUKURI craftsman

KUKURI craftsman’work

Patterns of KASURI are made by KUKURI technique.

Twine dyeing tying yarn around a bunch of thread to fit the design.

When dyeing,thread parts is not dyed.

KUKURI craftsman does “KUKURI”by a dedicated machine.

At a time twine dyeing yarn around 200 pieces of thread at a time.

A craftsman in the picture is Mr.Yasunaga.

Dyeing tying yarn is marked with starch paste,so twined parts harden.