The rich traditions of Kyoto craftsmanship have been sublimely refined amid the passage of more than a millennium. WATABUN, master weavers of the renowned “Nishijin textile district” in Kyoto, are the progeny of the “Nishijin” style of weaving. WATABUN obi, a quintessentially Japanese sash worn with kimono and yukata, embodies a pure expression of the Kyoto, and specifically, “Nishijin” art form. This expression is also apparent in WATABUN tapestries and accessories which offer a distinctive, yet subtle “Nishijin” accent in applications for interior décor and fashion, respectively.
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