Sri Threads

Sri Threads Sri is a by-appointment textile gallery specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighting the indigo dyed cotton fabrics and boro--or patched and mended--textiles of old Japan.
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We are located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York. If you would like to visit us, please do not hesitate to e mail or call us--we would love to meet you.

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A patched fragment of the humble yet exalted Tambafu, the cotton and silk cloth that, in a way, gets to the core of the ...
10/22/2020

A patched fragment of the humble yet exalted Tambafu, the cotton and silk cloth that, in a way, gets to the core of the beauty of Japanese folk textiles. Tambafu's origins are simple but it is widely considered to be one of the stars in the world of #Mingei.

A corner of Sri showroom. DM to plan a contactless visit!
10/21/2020

A corner of Sri showroom. DM to plan a contactless visit!

#Indigo blotches and broken white lines: miura #shibori over a repeat pattern of #katazome hexagons on hand spun cotton.
10/21/2020

#Indigo blotches and broken white lines: miura #shibori over a repeat pattern of #katazome hexagons on hand spun cotton.

An elaborately carved and lacquered #itajime board: channel back** tap photo to go directly to the product**
10/21/2020

An elaborately carved and lacquered #itajime board: channel back
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Detail of an #indigo dyed cotton #shibori yukata, an unlined, casual kimono**tap photo for more information**
10/21/2020

Detail of an #indigo dyed cotton #shibori yukata, an unlined, casual kimono
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Beautiful patching and mending on a futon cover section.** tap photo to go directly to the product**
10/21/2020

Beautiful patching and mending on a futon cover section.
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Available today at New@Sri www.srithreads.com A #tsunobukuro of fine hemp or ramie: beautiful color and texture** tap ph...
10/14/2020

Available today at [email protected]
www.srithreads.com
A #tsunobukuro of fine hemp or ramie: beautiful color and texture
** tap photo to go directly to the product**

Available today at New@Sri www.srithreads.com And elaborately carved and lacquered #itajime board: channel back** tap ph...
10/14/2020

Available today at [email protected]
www.srithreads.com
And elaborately carved and lacquered #itajime board: channel back
** tap photo to go directly to the product**

A rustic, 19th century gilded, carved wood Bodhisattva, broken and beautifully present.
10/13/2020

A rustic, 19th century gilded, carved wood Bodhisattva, broken and beautifully present.

#Indigo blotches and broken white lines: miura #shibori over a repeat pattern of #katazome hexagons on hand spun cotton.
10/12/2020

#Indigo blotches and broken white lines: miura #shibori over a repeat pattern of #katazome hexagons on hand spun cotton.

Such a beautiful #sakiori #kotatsugake or a cotton rag woven hearth cover--spectacular colors which are beautifully arra...
10/11/2020

Such a beautiful #sakiori #kotatsugake or a cotton rag woven hearth cover--spectacular colors which are beautifully arranged and in very good condition. From Iwate prefecture.

A #sashiko stitched corner of a #furoshiki or wrapping cloth.
10/10/2020

A #sashiko stitched corner of a #furoshiki or wrapping cloth.

The back and front of a hand carved #itajime board which was used to create repeat patterns on cloth. The channels route...
10/09/2020

The back and front of a hand carved #itajime board which was used to create repeat patterns on cloth. The channels routed into the back of the board fed dye so as to create a repeated design of the type pictured on the second photo.

Large areas of intense mending stitches on a pair of tattsuke, a type of work pants. Shown here is the inside of the pai...
10/08/2020

Large areas of intense mending stitches on a pair of tattsuke, a type of work pants. Shown here is the inside of the pair of pants, one entire side of the legs is mended in such a way.

Available today at New@Sri www.srithreads.com A very good quality #sakabukuro :burnished surface, many stitches** tap ph...
10/07/2020

Available today at [email protected]
www.srithreads.com
A very good quality #sakabukuro :burnished surface, many stitches
** tap photo to go directly to the product**

A mending patch on the back of a length of old Kumanozome cotton which is a type of stencil dyed  cloth with a distincti...
10/06/2020

A mending patch on the back of a length of old Kumanozome cotton which is a type of stencil dyed cloth with a distinctive moire effect. To be offered tomorrow at [email protected] www.srithreads.com

Mending details on an old #sakabukuro or sale making filter-- notice the central one has a three-dimensional quality. Th...
10/05/2020

Mending details on an old #sakabukuro or sale making filter-- notice the central one has a three-dimensional quality. This will be offered this week at [email protected] www.srithreads.com

Detail of a #sakiori kotatsugake or rag woven hearth cover showing a fairly unusual color palette in this section.
10/04/2020

Detail of a #sakiori kotatsugake or rag woven hearth cover showing a fairly unusual color palette in this section.

A page from a shimacho which is a hand made album of home weaving, a personal record or reference book of sorts. 1880s.
10/03/2020

A page from a shimacho which is a hand made album of home weaving, a personal record or reference book of sorts. 1880s.

A corner of Sri showroom. DM to plan a contactless visit!
10/02/2020

A corner of Sri showroom. DM to plan a contactless visit!

A very large, #indigo dyed cotton #sashiko stitched furoshiki with a good amount of expertly done stitching on its four ...
10/01/2020

A very large, #indigo dyed cotton #sashiko stitched furoshiki with a good amount of expertly done stitching on its four corners and a central "X" for reinforcement.

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18 Eckford St
New York, NY
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