Yuzen Kimono Curtains
Antique-style Folding Screens
Making Process of Yuzen Kimono Curtains
are 70 processes to complete the work.
The designer who learned a Japanese traditional
painting raises a design based on the theme of
the work and draws it with a brush.
the design in a computer, arranging colors,
examining the design of completion.
Using a brush and a liquid containing a blue fugitive
dye extracted from the flower of a cultivated hybrid
of the dayflower, the design is then transferred into
the design with gum glue to resist dyeing
To trace the design, craftsmen use a
paper tube with a cap. The tube is
called Ito-me. The
gum glue is set in Ito-me, and
squeezed out of the
cap. Washing the cloth with
water to remove the Aobana.
Then, set it up to dry.
the design with a special glue to resist
design. The glue is made of glutinous
Hon-nori. It is a traditional glue in Japan,
which has been used for a very long time. After
coating, making a sweep on the cloth to expel any
remaining air and sprinkle with powder to dry the
Gojiru is a mix of Endocladiaceae (a kind of seaweed)
and soybean powder soaked in water for 1 hour,
through a cloth. Coating both sides of the
cloth with Gojiru
dyes the ground color uniformly.
the ground color. Sometimes dyeing several
the valid color.
on the design of completion made with CG,
cloth with Gojiru again. Then, painting the
with many kinds of brushes. It is the most
part of Yuzen.
parts with white powder made from burnt
shells to create beautiful white parts.
Decorating with embroidery and gold paint.
the outlines of the patterns with paste
We sew Yuzen fabric
which has already been
finished with pattern
matching process, with a
machine. "Chirimen fabric,
silk crepe," is so
elastic that we pay the closest
attention to this
We use a first-class
material which shades the light
for lining. This
material is also "fireproof," contains
"lightproof dyes" and
have "a foul water-repellent
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