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Japanese Ikat

Noto Peninsula

A tiny village on the Noto Peninsula is one of the last places in Japan that still weaves intricate ikat known as kasuri. 

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Shibori

Arimatsu, Japan

Arimatsu, a town famous for its indigo dyed shibori used to be stop 42 on the Tokaido, the historic road to the capital of Edo - now Tokyo. 

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The Songs They Sang

The Noto Peninsula

Poets have been penning songs about this remote and rugged peninsula on the West coast of Japan for centuries...

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Ikat from Central Asia

Uzbekistan

Makers of silk ikat textiles in Fergana Valley, an important stop on the ancient Silk Road in Central Asia are known as "abr-band" or cloud tiers.  

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Voices from the Streets

Malacca, Malaysia

When we asked this gentleman how old he was, he grinned and said, “86, but I’m as strong as a horse!” Then he rolled up his sleeves and flexed some pre[y impressive biceps. 

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Fergana Valley

Uzbekistan

Babur, the founder of Mughal India was born in Fergana and often wrote about the beauty of his homeland and the sweetness of the melons that grew here.  

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