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Pleasure in Land and Sea

Otani Chie (Japanese, born 1951)
The artist created the abstract shapes on this textile with a wax-resist (rōzome) technique. She first covered select areas of the cotton fabric’s surface with molten wax to prevent them from absorbing dye. Then she dipped the piece in a dye vat. She repeated the process to create each colored form.

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