Other digital materials related to bashofu

This page provides links to webpages and websites in non-Japanese languages related to bashofu of the Ryukyu Archipelago in Japan.

Wikipedia (The Free Encyclopedia). 

About an Okinawan female weaver of Kijōka-bashōfu, designated Living National Treasure of Japan in 2000. Born February 14, 1921, she still lives and works today (Feb. 2022).

September 7, 2022. The Japan News BY THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN.

By Masakazu Yanagihara / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer 

Ogimi Village Planning Tourism Division.

KOGEI JAPAN (Traditional Crafts of Japan)

Google Arts & Culture (by Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory)

The Encyclopedia of Crafts in Asia Pacific Region (APR)

Wikipedia. The Free Encyclopedia.

Post of 2014, May 1, from 'So-meru', blog by Australian textile artist Melinda Heal.

This is a research on natural fibers, conducted by Dr. Yoko Nomura, Science and Technology Associate, Science and Technology Group in OIST. They use fibers used in the research for the Kariyushi wear (prototype) project.

Okinawa Island Guide

Post of February 4, 2016. Bashofu made by the female weaver Akiko Ishigaki on Iriomote Island in Yaeyama, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

On this page, you can watch video's and see photo albums showing the different steps required for making fibre-banana cloth as it is done on the Ryukyu Islands in the south of Japan.