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Weaving Technology to Dye For

Posted on June 1, 2000

The technique of weaving cloth first arrived in Japan from China around 300 B.C. After archaeologists found 40 tectile fragments from the first century B.C. to the third century A.D. on the island of Kyushu, a Kyoto Institute of Technology team decided to use traditional methods to re-create the original silk and hemp fabrics.