The 2nd Year of Reiwa – New Exhibition of Kurume Kasuri – Important Intangible Cultural Assets

START: Mar 1, 2021 END: Mar 7, 2021

Kurume kasuri is a traditional indigo woven textile that is now recognized as an important intangible cultural asset​. The fabric is made using techniques that have been handed down through the generations in the Chikugo region of Fukuoka Prefecture. This exhibition features approximately 30 pieces, including recently produced items. During the run of the exhibition, demonstrations are scheduled to take place that will give visitors the chance to learn more about the hand-weaving techniques used in the production process. The presentations will also reveal more about ikat dyeing methods that create the type of patterns synonymous with this much loved textile.

• 3/1 (Mon.) ~ 3/7 (Sun.)
• 10:00~18:00 (3/1: 12:00~18:00, 3/7: 10:00~16:00),
• Free entry
• Takumi Gallery, 2F ACROS Fukuoka
2F 1-1-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka

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Published: Feb 16, 2021 / Last Updated: Feb 16, 2021