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Carter Smith

Carter Smith has been dyeing one-of-a-kind fabrics since 1965 when he learned tie-dye techniques from his mother. Originally working in silk, he created and sold 30,000 individual stretched pieces and banners, eventually adding to his process over forty new steps that multiplied into over a thousand techniques.

After successfully helping launch the careers of several designers, Carter decided to start making his own clothing, and now sells his hand-dyed original fashions both nationally and internationally. Notables who own his creations include Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda, Aretha Franklin, Allie McGraw, Alice Walker, Dionne Warwick, Maya Angelou, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Taylor, Goldie Hawn, Jesse Norman, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Anne Austin, Kim Novak, Cassandra Wilson, Mary Travers, Jan Robinson, Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart, and others.

Today, Carter has over 250 original bias design concepts and creations, and after 40 years and over 200,000 yards of fabric personally dyed by Carter, his passion remains stronger than ever. He has been featured in many publications over the years, most recently in Ornament Magazine (June 2009).



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CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori A Dress, Reds

CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori A Dress, Reds

Above the knee length cap sleeve double georgette silk shibori A Dress. Size: M. (Shown with Christine L. Sundt neckpiece. See separate listing or contact the Gallery.)
$550.00

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CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Vest, Multicolored

CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Vest, Multicolored

Approximately knee-length sleeveless silk shibori vest, front tie. Size: S. (Model is 5' 9" tall.)
$550.00

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CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Vest, Reds/Blues

CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Vest, Reds/Blues

Approximately knee-length sleeveless silk shibori vest, front tie. Size: S. (Model is 5' 9".)
$550.00

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CARTER SMITH: Short vest, Shibori Silk

CARTER SMITH: Short vest, Shibori Silk

Simply stunning! A short shibori-dyed silk vest with front panels that can be tied in front or left to flow. O/S.
$450.00

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CARTER SMITH: Short Silk Shibori Vest, Blue/Brown

CARTER SMITH: Short Silk Shibori Vest, Blue/Brown

Short (waist length) front-tie vest, four-ply georgette. Size: S.
$400.00

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CARTER SMITH: Scarf, grey/rust

CARTER SMITH: Scarf, grey/rust

Simply stunning! The color combination in this magnificent double georgette silk shibori scarf is breathtaking. Dimensions: 20" x 54".
$360.00

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CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Scarf, Black/Bronze

CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Scarf, Black/Bronze

A gorgeous shibori scarf, in black and a sumptuous blue, with strips of bronze. Shown with Begona Rentero necklace, Carmen; see separate listing.
$280.00

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CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Scarf, green/red/gold

CARTER SMITH: Silk Shibori Scarf, green/red/gold

Dimensions, in inches: approximately 91 x 17-1/2. For further information, please contact the Gallery.
$220.00

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CARTER SMITH: Scarf, green/garnet

CARTER SMITH: Scarf, green/garnet

Silk chiffon shibori scarf, near-square. Dimensions: 48" x 51".
$180.00

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CARTER SMITH: 1 - Silk Shibori Tie - Blue

CARTER SMITH: 1 - Silk Shibori Tie - Blue

Who doesn't need an extra pop of color in their wardrobe, something just like this? Think holidays, and bling - this could work for either keeping it cool or showing off your style! Silk hand dyed shibori.
$150.00

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