Ainu women weaving floor mat on crude frame. The Ainu are the indigenous people of Japan. They live on the island of Hokkaido.


  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Shiraoi, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Japan, Spinning And Weaving, People And Customs, Textiles, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_750829
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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