(Also "wax resist" dyeing)
A textile dyeing process.
Wax-resist and dye are applied to fabric such as silk or cotton. The wax
is then chemically removed and the dye is fixed into the fabric by steaming.
Japanese kimonos, yukata
, tapestries, "noren
and folding shoji
screens are typically designed with wax-resist
Note: Wax-resist dyeing relates to the crafts, Somemono
the process of dyeing textiles such as silk and cotton with natural dyes
such as indigo; Yukata
summer cotton and silk kimonos, worn during Japanese summer festivals,
;" and Tategu
Japanese home interior fixtures, such as shoji
and doors, as well as fusuma