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Learning Shibori, the Art of Indigo Dyeing, in Japan

On a recent trip to Japan, New York-based photographer Teresa Misagal traveled to the small artisanal town of Fujino, an hour or so out of Tokyo, to learn the art of shibori: a centuries-old method of dyeing indigo that has caught on in the U.S. From hand-sewing traditional Japanese clothing to foraging near Mount Fuji, Misagal captured a few days in the life of the artist’s community, and now sells her shibori in Brooklyn.
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