Ryoko Murakami Kimono of tsumugi. “Chūshuū”

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Category Textiles
Exhibition The 62nd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (2015)
Awards Japan Kōgei Association Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder Award

Living National Treasure Ryoko Murakami

photo Ryoko Murakami

Producing textiles with translucent colors created by traditional dyeing techniques using plant dye and making the most of the texture of tsumugi weave. She makes kimonos with original designs by combining tsuzureori (using weft with different colors) and kasuri techniques. The innovative designs are based on the vital power and scenes of nature, using symbolic expressions and beautiful colors.