Kyoto Shibori Museum 20th anniversary special exhibition
The Shibori Hokusai Exhibition


September 3rd to December 23rd, 2021

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Width 6.5m x Height 3m
"The Great Wave off Kanagawa"

Hokusai's masterpiece and world-famous painting, "Kanagawa Okinami Ura (The Graet Wave off Kanagawa)" is a motif of this huge kichō (width 6.5mx height 3m)
Elder and experienced craftsmen and young craftsmen work together to create this work, and each process is photographed and recorded in order to lead to the succession of technology.

From design to final sewing, the work is completed through more than 56 processes.

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Three-dimensional effect of shibori
(white wave part, splash part, sky part, ship part)
Hitta shibori, ko-boushi shibori, chu-boushi shibori, nuishime shibori



Dyeing with advanced shibori techniques
(blue wave part, ship part)
Saka-boushi shibori, taiko-boushi shibori, tako-boushi shibori



More than 10 times of dyeing
(Sky part x2, Wave part x5, Ship part x2, the top of the screen x1)
Discharging the fabric before dyeing.

The process and explanation video of this work on YouTube.

Production process digest video

Work commentary video by the director

Trailer

【Recommended video】 Hokusai +SShibori

The blog explains the production process in more detail.

本作品は、一般社団法人京都絞り染め振興協会の基金を通じて、絞り染めの技術を未来に繋げるため制作したしました。

Opening hours: 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee: Adults 800 yen / Junior high and high school students 500 yen / Elementary school students 300 yen


Closed days during the period: November 25th-December 1st