Stenciled fabric on the rack. This drying rack is able to hold 3 pieces of 20" fabric or one long piece without touching the rice paste.
After removing the fabric from the indigo it will be green.
Detail of the rice paste
The fabric with the rice paste can be dipped up to 4 times before the paste begins to disintegrate. Ideally the fabric should oxidize for one day or longer between dips to get the best color.
Rinsing the indigo and softening up the rice paste.
Brushing off and removing the rice paste