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Item Hemp Mosquito Netting (kaya) Lemon Color Natural Organic Vegetable Dye Made From Gardenia Fruit The Japanese name for the yellow fabric dye is "kuchinashi".
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric Medium-Heavy Weight, Loose Weave
Homespun and Hand Loomed Hemp
Size
15.5 inches X 6.4 feet
40 X 195 cm
Condition
Very Good Condition.
No Holes. No Spots.

We've washed and ironed this textile, it's ready for your project.
Comment During the 1800s and before, Japanese kaya craftsmen created a green color netting by first dyeing hemp kaya panels with natural, organic yellow dye and then followed up with a second indigo dyeing. This particular kaya now at sale, for some unknown reason, was never dyed with indigo but was made into a kaya mosquito net with its first dyed yellow color.


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