OKU-AIZU SHOWA Karamushi Ori (Ramie Textiles)


Karamushi is a plant also known as ramie. Cultivation techniques for it have been passed down since ancient times. This fine linen karamushi textile is processed by hand in Showa Village, from cultivation up to weaving. Due to its superior moisture absorption and quick-drying properties, it is used for making summer clothing, as well as accessories, ornaments and more.