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    Glossary Term
    Vat-dyeing - Technique used in Japan to dye textiles

    -Vat-dyeing-
    (Also "vat dyeing")

    Definition:
    Textile dyeing using large, ceramic vats

    Note: Vat-resist dyeing relates to the crafts, Somemono, the process of dyeing textiles such as silk and cotton with natural dyes such as indigo; Yukata, Japanese summer cotton and silk kimonos, worn during Japanese summer festivals, called "matsuri;" and Tategu, Japanese home interior fixtures, such as shoji screens, panels and doors, as well as fusuma sliding doors.






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