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Japanese man and woman seated on floor covered with hand-woven silk fabrics.

"Costume silk for Noh actors, hand-woven in elaborate patterns by weavers trained from childhood, is displayed on the floor of a home factory in Kyoto. The proprietor, Uichiro Nakajima, and his mother, are planning future work. [Japan, 1951.]" Life. 31 Dec. 1951. p. 68.