Textile Tidbits: Japanese Indigo – A Living Tradition

Nippon - Japanese Indigo, A Living Tradition

For today’s Textile Tidbit, here is a link to an interesting article about the indigo-dyeing process in Japan’s Tokushima Prefecture today, and the antibacterial properties of the textiles that result. The author describes a visit to the hands-on museum of indigo dyeing, Ai no Yakata, in the town of Aizumi. To read more, click here.


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