Bashofu Web Archives

This website offers digital materials on bashofu, a textile entirely handmade of banana fibre in the southwest islands of Japan, also known as the Ryukyu Arc.

Bashofu weaving is an 'important intangible cultural property' of Japan and an increasing number of research papers, articles, websites, videos and other valuable material on bashofu are published on the Internet.

The purpose of this website is to collect those materials on one digital platform and provide them to users interested in bashofu of the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.