~What is HIKIHAKU~ 

 

 

 

 

HIKIHAKU is yarn of Japanese paper

 

 

 

 

HIKIHAKU is used as a material in NISHIJIN brand textiles. 

More specifically, the art of HIKIHAKU creates an abstract painting with depth and force

 

 

 

 

by making full use of features such as foil(gold foil), glue blotting of paint and so on.

This foil (Japanese paper「HIKIHAKU」) is cut into equal sizes of about 0.3mm

and woven into the NISHIJIN textile fabric.