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TRADITIONAL CRAFTS

北海道

二風谷アツトウシ

Nibutani-attus

織物

紗流川流域に古くから伝わり、江戸時代には紗流川流域の物産として他地域との取り引きが行われていました。

A tradition of the Saru River basin region since ancient times. It was used in trade with other regions as a product of the Saru River basin during the Edo period.

山形県

置賜紬

Oitama Pongee

織物

置賜紬の始まりは、8世紀初めに遡ります。江戸時代初めに、領主の上杉景勝が奨励したことで産地としての体制が整いました。

While dating back to the 8th century, the weaving of this cloth did not become firmly established in this area of Yamagata Prefecture until the beginning of the 17th century. This was when Uesugi Keisho, the lord of the fief, encouraged its weaving.

山形県 新潟県

羽越しな布

Uetsu Shinafu

織物

日本では、遠く縄文や弥生時代から山野に自生する科(しな)、楮(こうぞ)、楡(にれ)、藤(ふじ)、葛(くず)、苧麻(ちょま)などの草木から取り出した繊維で糸を作り、自家用として布に織り上げ衣装や装飾品などに利用してきました。

In Japan, ever since the Jomon and Yayoi periods, people have made thread from fiber derived from plants and trees that grow naturally in the mountains such as Japanese linden, mulberry, elm, wisteria, kudzu, and ramie, and used this thread to weave fabric and make clothing and ornaments for private home use.

茨城県 栃木県

結城紬

Yuki Pongee

織物

茨城県結城地方は古くから養蚕業が盛んで、農閑期に副産物の利用として紬が作られ、奈良時代にはすでに朝廷に納めていました。

The Yuki area of Ibaraki Prefecture had been a center for sericulture since ancient times. Based on this, Yuki Tsumugi was woven during slack periods of the farming year and cloth was supplied to the Imperial Court during the Nara period (710-794).

群馬県

伊勢崎絣

Isesaki Kasuri

織物

伊勢崎絣の歴史は古代にまで遡ることができますが、産地が形づくられたのは17世紀後半になってからです。

Although the history of Isesaki Kasuri dates back to ancient times, it was not until the latter half of the 17th century that a production center for these cloths became established. Also, from the middle of the 19th century right up until relatively recent times, these cloths were known throughout Japan as Isesaki meisen.

群馬県

桐生織

Kiryu Textiles

織物

1200年ほど昔、宮中に仕える白滝姫が桐生の山田家に嫁に来て、村人に養蚕や機(はた)織りを伝えたのが始まりと言われています。

It is said that Kiryu Ori go back some 1,200 years, to when Princess Shirataki, who served at the Imperial Court, went to live in Kiryu after she married into the Yamada family and taught the art of sericulture and weaving to the people of the village.

埼玉県

秩父銘仙

Chichibu Meisen

織物

発祥は江戸時代で、明治41年には独自の「解し捺染」技法で特許を取得して隆盛を迎えました。

This textile originated in the Edo period, and in 1908, the unique hogushi nassen dyeing technique was patented, and the craft prospered.

東京都

村山大島紬

Murayama Oshima Fabrics

織物

村山大島紬の始まりは、江戸時代後期と言われています。

While the history of this kimono cloth only seems to date back to the middle of the 19th century, it was in 1920 that the techniques associated with two different cloths were combined to produce the silk cloth known as Murayama Oshima Tsumugi.

東京都

本場黄八丈

Kihachijo Fabrics

織物

その昔、本居宣長が「八丈という島の名はかの八丈絹より出ずるらむかし」と書き残しました。

It seems that the island of Kihachijo got its name from the Hachijo cloth, and the island was a supplier of silk right back in the Muromachi period (1392-1573). Since the middle of the 18th century, very elegant striped and checked cloths have been woven on the island, and these kimono cloths and obi still have many followers today.

東京都

多摩織

Tama Fabrics

織物

現在の八王子にあたる地域では、平安時代末頃から絹が織られており、滝山紬や横山紬といった織物がありました。

Two silk cloths known as Takiyama pongee and Yokoyama pongee were being made toward the end of the 12th century, in the area of present-day Hachioji on the western edge of Tokyo.

新潟県

塩沢紬

Shiozawa Pongee

織物

新潟県の塩沢産地の織物の歴史は古く、奈良時代に織られた当地方の麻布(現在の越後上布)が奈良の正倉院に保存されています。

The history of weaving in the Shiozawa area is very long and an example of a linen cloth--now Echigo linen--woven during the Nara period (710-794) is preserved in the Shosoin Repository in Nara. The skills and techniques used to weave this linen cloth were adopted for the weaving of a silk cloth that became Shiozawa Tsumugi and was first woven during the Edo period (1600-1868).

新潟県

小千谷縮

Ojiya Ramie Crepe

織物

小千谷における麻織物の歴史は古く、縄文時代後期と思われる土器に布目のあとが残されています。

The history of linen weaving in Ojiya goes back a very long time. A piece of pottery which is thought to have been made at the end of the Jomon period (ca.10000-ca.200 BC) has been discovered bearing the imprint of some woven fabric. Well suited to the climate of Ojiya, woven linen was valued highly and was presented to the Shogun.