Indigo-Dyed Art Quilt
The mid-1980s art quilt by Japanese designer Shizuko Kuroha is another example of indigo dyeing. The quilt, named The Poem of Indigo, was constructed from 168 different fabrics, including remnants of vintage indigo-dyed yukatas (causal summer kimonos). Kuroha added strips Log Cabin-style around octagons to showcase designs from the fabrics.
Photo courtesy of International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1997.007.1092.