Kanji Kanban Japanese Sign #214-Fabric Dyeing Shop

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染と織

Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading these characters.

This weather worn sign sits atop an old shop that has long since closed. In the days when kimono were more often worn, this place must have been abuzz with artisans engaging in the two fabric related crafts represented by these kanji. The traditional roof tiles under the sign are called かわら(kawara).

The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.

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Heisig(H509, H1334)

Kanji In Context(KIC908, KIC882)

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Originally posted 2013-08-13 02:26:04.

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