Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The ancient textile in Japan 3

Kuzuhu in Kakegawa in Japan.  掛川の葛布

Kuzuhu is made by Kuzu which is plants of Kudzu.
Kuzu is popular as to make a flour by roots.
And It is used as medicine in Asia.

This textile's industry is in Kakegawa in middle of Japan.
What is the special this textile is looks sparking and shinning on surface of textile.
It is very rough, strong, simple and beautiful.


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