Excellence and authenticity: 'Living National (Human) Treasures' in Japan and Korea
Challenges Surrounding the Survival of the Nishijin Silk Weaving Industry in Kyoto, Japan
Elaborate sash for a kimono.
Handloom weaving at Nishijin.
Sash with traditional design.
Kimono display at Nishijin.
Yarn-dyeing at Nishijin.
Cover of Kimono-salon, Spring 2011, featuring a popular TV anchor-woman in a kimono.
Feature entitled ‘The cutest hair arrangements for novice Yukata wearers’.
A piece of Kijoka-no-Basho-fu woven on a loom.
At the Bingata artist event, Sachiko Yafuso (right), a craftswoman, explains how to make Bingata.