Written sources on cultural aspects of bashofu
Okinawan Textiles as Japanese Heritage : A Critical Approach (2019)
Author: Francesco MONTUORI.
MA thesis in History, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Academic year 2018-2019.
Focusing on Kijoka-bashōfu and Bingata textiles.
Bashofu: the traditional banana-fibre textile culture of Okinawa (2016)
Author: Tim Parry-Williams.
Selvedge, 70. pp. 60-63 (3 pages).
The Origins of Banana-fibre Cloth in the Ryukyus, Japan (2007)
Author: Katrien Hendrickx.
Book published by Leuven University Press (Belgium).
Partly available on Google books.
Bashofu: Banana-fibre Cloth and its Transformations of Usage and Meaning across Boundaries of Place and Time in the Ryukyu Archipelago (2006)
Author: Katrien Hendrickx (supervisor: Willy Vande Walle).
Ph.D. thesis submitted on March 23, 2006.
Leuven Catholic University (KU Leuven), Belgium.
Based on research done from 2000 to 2005 in the Ryukyu islands of Japan.
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