While doing some reading for research on future posts I cam across some interesting sites. Thought I would post them here for any readers who are interested. Noh Drama "noh.com is a full of rich information about Noh. You will enjoy photo stories that take you to the center of the Noh stage, reading material that helps you understand everything about Noh, articles that highlight the people who work on front stage or behind the scenes, a list of plays with guiding directories, the stories of Noh masks, and a lot more to come. From beginners to experts, there's always something that catches your eye." An interview from Noh.com - Master Yasujirō Yamaguchi who turned 104 in 2008 has cultivated unsurpassed skills in nearly a century as a master of Nishijin textile, reaching the pinnacle of his craft. He became involved almost exclusively in the creation of Noh costumes nearly 50 years ago, and has made nearly 300 pieces. Kaga embroidery - history, techniques, and examples of Kaga embroidery. Traditional Crafts of Japan - Information from the Association for the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries, Japan.
Pinks - from an antique design book