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Studio D’Artisan 1877 14oz ‘Kurozome’ Selvedge Sashiko Pants – Kyoto Black Dyed / Slim Straight

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These hand-dyed sashiko trousers from Studio D’Artisan are truly something special and, if I may say, a rare Japanese cultural treasure. The 14oz selvedge sashiko fabric has been meticulously hand-dyed black countless times by the dye masters of Kyoto Montsuki, embodying the 'perfect black.'

The Japanese term 'Kurozome' refers to a traditional method of black dyeing, where 'Kuro' means black, and 'zome' refers to the technique of dyeing. The tradition of black dyeing has been perfected by Kyoto Montsuki since the Heian period, with the relentless pursuit of the ultimate black being absolutely meaningful.

Traditionally, garments were first hand-dyed countless times in either red or indigo, before being dyed into the deep black color using a natural pigment from betel nuts (Binroji). This laborious dyeing technique increased the strength of the fabric to the extent that it was said to be impenetrable by a sword, leading to its popularity among the samurai. This meticulous process of black dyeing, requiring the expertise of dye craftsmen and years of experience, involves subtly adjusting the temperature of the dye while repeatedly dyeing the fabric over dozens of times.

·      Studio D’Artisan Selvedge Sashiko Trousers

·      1877

·      Slim Straight

·      100% Cotton

·      Original 14oz Selvedge Sashiko Fabric

·      Kyoto Montsuki Black / Hand Dyed

·      Button Fly

·      Copper Rivets

·      Chainstitch Construction

·      Leather Patch

·      Herringbone Twill Pocket Bags

·      One Wash: No Shrinkage

·      Made in Japan

Hubertus is 176cm tall, weighs 65kg and wears a size 30.
Jürgen is 188cm tall, weighs 85kg and wears a size 34.

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