Bashofu Web Archives

This website offers digital resources on bashofu, a banana-fibre cloth of Okinawa and other islands of the Ryukyu Archipelago in Japan.

Today, bashofu weaving is considered an 'important intangible cultural property' of Japan, and an increasing number of research papers, articles, websites, videos and other valuable materials on bashofu are published on the Internet. The purpose of this website is to collect and introduce these materials on bashofu.