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Awa Shijira Fabric: The Exterior of the Factory in Showa

1926/1989

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

This is how the Nagao-Orifu factory looked back in Showa times. The roof of the factory on the far left is called a “saw roof” (nokogiri-yane), which comes from its looking like the teeth of a saw. The vertical surface of the roof is made of glass so that light filters through evenly and many factories installed them between the Meiji to Showa peried.

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  • Title: Awa Shijira Fabric: The Exterior of the Factory in Showa
  • Date Created: 1926/1989
  • Location: Nagao-Orifu
  • Location Created: Nagao-Orifu
  • Subject Keywords: しじら織, Tokushima Prefecture
  • Rights: © Nagao-Orifu

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