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One World in Kimono

June 3, 2018

preparing for the Japanese Olympics

Tokyo 2020

a 5 minute video featuring Japanese Living National Treasure

Kisaburo Ogawa

weaving the hakata ori obi (kimono sash) for the Canadian kimono

see the loom and watch the master weaving

amazing kimono for each country participating in the 2020 Olympics

2 Comments leave one →
  1. June 4, 2018 3:59 pm

    Thank you for sharing Video about the obi it was fascinating to watch.


    • June 4, 2018 4:46 pm

      Barb – yes, weaving is a profession in Japan, you have to weave for many years before you get that good. It is a great honor to be named a Living National Treasure. The loom is similar in age and construction to the one I wove on for 6 months.

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