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An Ancient Method of Putting a Twist in the Thread (Yorikake), Echigo Jōfu

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

An early and now entirely obsolete method of putting a twist into hand-plied thread using a spindle. (Historical photo photographed in Minamiuonuma, kindly provided by the Tokamachi City Museum, Tokamachi.)

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  • Title: An Ancient Method of Putting a Twist in the Thread (Yorikake), Echigo Jōfu
  • Subject Keywords: Echigo Jōfu
  • Type: Textile, Kimono
  • Rights: Photo: © Tokamachi City Museum, Tokamachi
  • Medium: Handwoven

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