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Banshu Ori: Four Japanese Mills Known For Traditional Cotton Textiles

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Japan is home to 'Banshu Ori' - the making of ancient cotton textiles by dyeing, weaving and finishing in one continuous production cycle. Despite modernization, the region of Nishiwaki and its mills are keeping this centuries-old tradition alive - producing some of the finest and delicate materials for fashion and the home.
Banshu Ori: Four Japanese Mills Known For Traditional Cotton Textiles

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Toban, which literally translates into "ceramic skillet", is the name of one of Japan's oldest mills still in operation today. Located in the nation's textile-known Nishiwaki District, Toban has access to the Kakogawa River, superior for its water softness, which flows in from Sugihara River. The gentle water makes it perfect for dyeing, something Toban has learned to do well over the last two hundred years.

Dubbed 'Banshu Ori', which dates back to 1792, Toban weaves the dyed yarn int ...
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