WARP & WEFT is a special exhibition that allows visitors to dynamically experience the history of Kai silk production from the past to the present.
Director: Katsura Takasuka
Beginning with an explanation of Kai silk, the origin of the production area, the exhibition will show the transition of fabrics and products that have evolved in response to the changing times and social transformation. The textiles and time periods featured range from the precious fabrics woven in the area from the Meiji period to the early Showa period, in the collection of the Yamanashi Pref. Industrial Technology Center, to the products produced by today’s textile mills.
Some of the products will be on display for the weekend only and some of the products will be available for purchase at the venue on weekends only. Exhibits on sale: 11/23.26.27, 12/22.214.171.124, *11/23 is a National holiday.