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Matsuri-Nui

Matsuri-nui is the Japanese term for a common embroidery technique to express lines.

A series of stitches with the shape of the katakana 'no' is worked along the lines of the drawing on the cloth. This technique is regarded as being part of the Kyo-nui ('Kyoto embroidery') tradition.

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