“Three Motif Techniques of the Shōsō-in Kasen Rugs: Untwisted yarn, PreFelt, and Dyed wool” SPINNUTS No. 104

JAPAN, Kyoto
  2019 Sep
  Spinnuts Publishing スピナッツ出社

This article covers a few examples of felt rugs with similar expression to the Shosoin Kasen felt rugs. But here, Jorie Johnson, who has been studying the rugs closely since she arrived to Japan, explains the three basic design elements traditionally used, and which her studio is employing now as they prepare a series of replica portions for the Nara Office. Written by Masumi Honde

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