This website is operated for the benefit of historians, collectors, and others in order to encourage the study/appreciation for, as well as the collection of select Japanese textiles from the World War Two era. Items shown here are primarily in the form of good luck signed flags (hinomaru yosegaki), and one-thousand stitch articles of clothing (senninbari). Furthermore, it is our intention that through open research of a nation’s wartime material culture, that a broader understanding and co-operation might be fostered among peoples and cultures.
We do not endorse or promote in any way the ideals or agendas of any extreme political movements, past or present. Neither do we promote any political viewpoint with specific regard to the various nation’s policies or actions during World War Two.