• Art and Craft from Kanazawa, Japan

    Called noto jofu, hemp fabric is so soft and light that locals liken it to a cicada’s wing. Naka-Noto is one of the last place on the Noto Peninsula that still does the intricate ikat weaving used for summer kimonos. In the manner of Japanese craft, the textiles are true masterpieces.

Photography by Hajime Kimura

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