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Special Exhibition "Jute: Golden Threads in Transition. will be held at
Jute is called "golden thread" in Bangladesh.
The brownish-brown jute often seen in Bangladesh is made from a green plant called koma (yellow hemp).
It is made from a green plant called koma.
The yellow hemp, which grows to 2 to 3 meters in six months, is harvested,
The hemp is soaked in water, fermented, stripped of its skin, dried, and then the core is twisted and woven,
The core is twisted and woven to make jute fabric.
At the time of its establishment in 2006, Bangladesh was said to be the poorest country in the world,
Bangladesh is the world's second largest jute producer and the world's largest jute exporter.
The president and designer Eriko Yamaguchi first encountered jute in Bangladesh
and made 160 bags, which was the beginning of MOTHERHOUSE. 17 years have passed since its establishment.
Seventeen years have passed since the company was founded.
MOTHERHOUSE In the past 17 years, the company has been pursuing the possibilities of the material,
We have improved the jute fabric many times.
To make prickly jute smooth and soft,
Stone-washed jute is made smooth and soft.
By making the yarn thinner for "lightness",
Airy jute," which has a distinctly elegant appearance.
In 2023, we will use the thinnest yarn ever,
In 2023, we developed "Sarari Jute" with a delicate herringbone pattern by using the thinnest yarn ever.
In this jute exhibition, actual fabrics and bags from each period will be on display.
actual fabrics and bags from each period.
You can also touch the jute before twisting and the fabrics of each period,
You can actually touch and feel the differences between the fabrics.
Moshulu, who was visiting Japan from Bangladesh for the anniversary event,
He started talking like a teacher as soon as he saw the special exhibit, saying, "This bag is..." "This time..." "This time..." "This time...
He started talking as if he were a teacher.
Jute is a material that everyone in Bangladesh has a deep attachment to.
We hope you will enjoy the transition of jute.
We look forward to seeing you at the exhibition.