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Yuki tsumugi

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    2020.12.21
    A Disappearing Craftmanship of “Yuki Tsumugi”
    Yuki tsumugi production consists of a multiple steps, complete division of labor, involving different artisans at different stages. If one of experts retired, it is not replaceable. In this Covid-19 pandemic situation, the production rate has dramatically decreased. We are again about to lose one of precious traditional wisdoms of craftmanship.
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    2019.09.12
    Wide variety of Yuki tsumugi, highest quality silk textile
    Yuki tsumugi is Japan's highest quality handcraft silk textile, which is also recognized as UESCO's intangible cultural heritage.   Yuki tsumugi is a product of severalfold harmonization of delicate handcrafts.
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    2019.04.14
    Yuki tsumugi – the best-ever silk texture: Finger-pulled silk
      Yuki tsumugi is inscribed for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. Only Yuki tsumugi and Echigo jofu/Ojiya chijimi have been inscribed among Japanese textile traditions so far. How astonishing Yuki tsumugi is about its yarn making process. Yuki tsumugi’s all of weft and wrap yarns consist of finger-pulled silk.
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