Origin : Japan
Made of : porcelain - potery
Classification : things / other things
Maker : ?
About "japanese scrolls" (kakemono - 掛物 / kakejiku - 掛軸 / makimono - 巻物) :
There are different types of scrolls in Japan.'Kakemono' or 'kakejiku' are vertical scrolls with a painting or calligraphy glued on a cloth base, usually silk. They are hanged on the wall and rolled for stocking.
'Makimono' is a type of book with writing or pictures telling a story. The 'makimono' is unrolled horizontally.
About "shibori" (shiborizome - 絞り染め) :
Shiborizome includes different traditional Japanese dyeing cloth techniques. Instead of using wax like batik, the shiborizome technique binds, stitches or twists the cloth so parts are left untouched by the colour. Sometimes the cloth is not flatten afterwards and left with the remains of the different techniques to create special textures.