Shikada WovenFeatures

Procedures of textiles

 

Dimensions

Manyo

Element Item  Minimum  Standard  Maximum  Notes
Texture Width  300 mm *1  970 mm  970 mm Can be produced in widths up to 2,700 mm in some cases

Higher shipping costs apply to widths over 1,500 mm

Height  300 mm *1  12,000 mm Available up to 33,000 mm upon request
Bamboo sticks Diameter  1.4 x 1.7mm  5 mm Cross-cut section of sticks is circular or elliptical
Weaving thread Thickness  0.7 mm  1.3 mm
Manufacturing error Width  0 mm  10 mm
Height 0 mm 10 mm

*1 Sudare texture can also be supplied in widths of less than 300 mm.
The price will be the same as the price for 300 mm width.

Shikisai

Element Item  Minimum  Standard  Maximum  Notes
Texture Width  300 mm *1  2,400 mm Maximum width is limited under 2,400 mm in some cases

Higher shipping costs apply to widths over 1,500 mm

Height  300 mm *1  40,000 mm 30,000 mm, depending on texture (Reference No. over 500)
Bamboo sticks Diameter φ1.2 mm φ1.5 mm  12 mm Cross-cut section of sticks is circular or elliptical
Weaving thread Thickness  1.0 mm  4.0 mm
Manufacturing error Width  0 mm  10 mm
Height 0 mm 10 mm

*1 Sudare texture can also be supplied in widths of less than 300 mm. The price will be the same as the price for 300 mm width.

Physical features

Suspended

Suspended gravitationally from ceiling, you see the arch of Shikada Woven
Brackets, Wires, mounting metals and weight bars are required.

Bend

Rotate the texture 90 degrees
Prepare the arch shaped supports and fix the texture to them or tape the texture to them by velcro. Unique smooth curves of Shikada Woven are available.

Twist

You can twist the texture Horizontally.
Fix the top and bottom of the texture by weight bars.
Suspended gravitationally from ceiling. And please fix the bottom to the floor.
You can twist 180 degrees in the case of width of texture is 1000mm and the height of texture is 2000mm. The less width of the texture is, the more you can twist.
You can see the shapes like double helix structure of DNA.

twist

Optical transparency

You see the various views through the textures according to the difference of brightness between the front and the back of the textures.
You can enjoy the various views every day in the morning, afternoon and the evening. And every texture also has its own optical transparency.

Durability and Ageing

Shikada possesses a Sudare made before more than 100 years.