京の神祇装束調度品 京都神祇工芸協同組合

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  1. 微細な刺繍がほどこされた贅沢な几帳。


Kyoto ceremonial crafts and furnishings (Kyo-Jingishōzoku) refers to sacred objects and costumes related to Shinto, Japan’s indigenous religion. Sacred objects include shrine decoration, offering stands, mirrors, screens, blindfolds, flags, curtains, musical instruments and other sacred objects used during rituals. Shinto costumes are traditional clothing worn by priests, such as kimonos and a variety of ancient priestly headgear and crowns. These traditional crafts can still be admired among ornaments and accessories when you visit a Shinto shrine today. From the Heian period (2nd half of the 8th century) to the Meiji Restoration (1868), Kyoto was the Imperial capital and religious center of Japan. Shinto crafts developed alongside this concentration of ceremonies, events and rituals, and the tradition continues in Kyoto today. Shinto religious crafts are characterized by a division of labor, with dyeing, weaving, woodworking, metalwork, and lacquer perfected by different craftsmen. This expertise is also utilized in Noh and Kabuki costumes and screens displayed in restaurants and ryokans.

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  1. : 有職織物で仕立てたコースター。
  2. : 神職の礼装である袍(ほう)。

(1,2,3 すべて株式会社のむら)

1: A luxurious screen with fine embroidery. 2: A coaster tailored with Yusoku weaving. 3: Ho, a priest’s formal dress. (1,2,3 Nomura)