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Some no Komichi

Several small dyeing ateliers remain in the area, and since 2009 the Some no Komichi festival has sought to preserve and celebrate the history of the Yuzen and Edo Komon dyeing techniques. As part of the festival, 50 to 60 tanmono (a measure of kimono cloth 40 cm wide and 12 metres long) will be hung to float above the Myoshoji River to create a “river gallery.” Nearby, more than 50 local stores will display dyed noren (curtain signs hung in a shop’s entrance) specially designed by local artists for the festival’s road gallery. Source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2012/02/17/events/events-outside-tokyo/dyeing-to-feel-a-bit-of-history