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One World in Kimono

June 3, 2018

preparing for the Japanese Olympics

Tokyo 2020

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/nhknewsline/oneworldinkimono/20160624/

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

https://www2.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/nhknewsline/oneworldinkimono/

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.

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    • 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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