safflower dyeing

A town of red textilesOitama tsumugi is an advanced craft of dyeing and weaving that developed in different varieties in Yonezawa, Nagai and Shirataka. It is designated as a national traditional craft. In recent years, it has become popular to try your hand at the traditional craft of safflower dyeing, or benibana-zome.



紅花染新田 benibanazomenitta

紅花染織物のできる工房。 創業明治17年紅花染を中心とした米沢織元。 建物は米沢市景観賞に選ばれました。 糸染めから織りまでの..


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