Shirataka pongee

Shirataka pongee しらたかつむぎ
"Cloth with splashed pattern of northern limit" minute, simple texture
 We colonized as local industry by Uesugi Lord Yozan about 300 years ago.
 Only several millimeters of one which forms design while letting small design pick quarrel complicatedly features carapace of a turtle, cross of 300 in dyed pattern and person fuku of cloth with splashed pattern by dyeing with wooden plates.
 In March, 1976, we were recognized as Minister of International Trade and Industry-designated "traditional craft" as "Okitama pongee".
  • Name Shirataka pongee
  • Location Oaza, Shirataka-machi, Nishiokitama-gun Ten Kings of Hades 2200
  • Phone number 0238-85-2032
  • FAX number 0238-85-2032
  • Access It is about nine minutes by car from Flower Nagai Line Arato Station
  • Contact information The home pongee of Yonezawa textile industry cooperative (Komatsu textile studio)
[Last updated] November 08, 2015
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