official website of Oigawa Kudzu Cloth 遠州の伝統手織り 葛布を今に伝える工房 大井川葛布
Oigawa kudzu cloth Studio information
Oigawa kudzu cloth was established in 1952 .This studio was built about 60 years ago.
There are more than 5 looms in Studio. These looms were made in Meiji period about 130 years ago. Japanese loom has not chair. When we weave,we set a board in front of loom on which we can sit. Mostly these looms have two heddles for plane weaving.
◆Antic travel coat and Bushi Ceremonial dress of Kudzu cloth .
◆ When winter comes, the brazier is fired and we put the billy on it.
It is a dress box made in Meiji Period ,about 100years ago
There are more than 100 books about weaving and dyeing.
It's a Keitokuchin China made in Sh'ing dynasty. This pottery has beautiful blue color.
In winter season, you can see the antic tribe carpet and a brazier.
When you come my atelier we will serve you tea. We have many kind of teas such as kudzu flower tea , green tea and blue tea...etc .