|Woven banana fibers (ito bashofu) with kasuri (ikat) sections|
dyed in indigo.
|Ito bashofu (fiber banana) used for creating woven banana fabric.|
|Hana bashofu (flowering banana plants)|
|Ceramic vats containing indigo for dyeing the banana fibers.|
|A weaving with some abstract portions. (The glare from the glass |
and lights unfortunately distorts part of the image.)
|A $500 purse (about 15" long) from banana fibers.|