Hogushi-ori production is believed to date back to the Edo Period (1600–1868).
Thread is colored with plant dyes (kusaki-zome) from madder, ume apricots, chestnuts, Japanese horse-chestnut leaves, and other sources and then hand-woven with the utmost care to make cloth with a tastefully simplistic and natural appearance.Traditional Craft Promotional Video
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