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Weaving of Mosi (fine ramie) in the Hansan region. ©UNESCO 2009
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Weaving of Mosi (fine ramie) in the Hansan region

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Weaving of Mosi is a process involving harvesting, boiling and bleaching ramie plants, spinning yarn from the fibre, and weaving it on traditional looms. Weaving is transmitted in women-led family operations where mothers transmit techniques and skills to their daughters or daughters-in-law. The region of Hansan, Republic of Korea, boasts fertile land and sea winds that allow ramie plants to thrive. Mosi cloth is used to produce a variety of clothing from dress suits and military uniforms to mourning garments.


on this subject: Nomination file / Dossier de candidature

Place/country: Republic of Korea,
Series: 2011 Inscriptions on the Representative List/Inscriptions 2011 sur la liste représentative
Type: Documentary
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Credits: Jung Sung-hun (director), BPLUS PICTURES CO (publisher), Cultural Heritage Administration, Republic of Korea (producer).
Published in: 2009

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