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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/region: Hansan, Republic of Korea, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2011 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Jung Sung-hun
Publisher: BPlus Pictures Co. Sponsor: Cultural Heritage Administration, Republic of Korea
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Rights: Cultural Heritage Administration, Republic of Korea

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