Rōketsuzome printing wheels at Roketsuzome Yamamoto, Kyoto.

Rōketsuzome, sometimes shortened to rōzome, is a traditional wax-resist textile dyeing technique in Japan, akin to Indonesian batik.


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Jute nahtlos.png
Author/Creator: SoylentGreen, Licence: CC-BY-SA-3.0
Hessian Fabric made seamless. It will serve to create a normal map in Blender.
Batik Indonesia.jpg
Author/Creator: MartijnL, Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0 nl
Batik cloth purchased in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
MacLachlan hunting tartan (D. W. Stewart).svg
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A representation of the Maclachlan hunting tartan. This tartan is the oldest tartan to bear the name MacLachlan. This tartan is referred to as the Old MacLachlan, MacLachlan, and Hunting MacLachlan. This sett was first published in Old & Rare Scottish Tartans by D. W. Stewart in 1893.
Thread count: Y6, W4, Bk32, G32, Y6, W4, R48.
Sources: MacLachlan Clan Tartan WR1710 MacLachlan Hunting Tartan
Teinture naturelle Millepertuis 2.jpg
Skein of wool dyed with St John's Wort (hypericum). Medieval Festival of Sedan, May 20, 2007.
Roketsuzome printing wheels.jpg
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Roketsuzome (Japanese style batik) printing wheels at Roketsuzome Yamamoto, Kyoto, Japan.
The Great Wave off Kanagawa.jpg
Modern recut copy of The Great Wave off Kanagawa (
), from 36 Views of Mount Fuji, Color woodcut. Although it is often used in tsunami literature, there is no reason to suspect that Hokusai intended it to be interpreted in that way. The waves in this work are sometimes mistakenly referred to as tsunami (
), but they are more accurately called okinami (
), great off-shore waves.