About the manufacture of Tatami Rush mat
Traditional Rush Tatami mat Rug Carpet Ukyo Blue Made in Japan
191 × 250cm Rush Tatami Rug Carpet Ukyo Blue non-slip type Made in JapanProducing area: JapanSize: Approximately 191 x 250 cmColor:BlueSurface: 100% domestic rush, special Kakegawa weave (two-stage warp)Edge: 100% cotton square edgeBack side: Non-woven fabric (non-slip processing) Natural functions of Tatami Rush mat rug carpet Tatami Rush mat rug carpet carefully woven by craftsmen Beautiful and comfortable Kakegawa weave Rush Tatami mat Rug Carpet Ukyo Details Size image
What kind of plant is “rush”, the raw material for tatami mats?
Rush is a monocotyledonous plant and a perennial.Another name is rush.The distribution in Japan is a wet plant that grows in lakes, rivers, wetlands, etc. from Hokkaido to Okinawa, and blooms from May to September.Rush used for tatami mats has been cultivated in paddy fields. Also, the cultivated tatami mat Rush is usually cut in July. The main production areas are Kumamoto prefecture, Hiroshima prefecture, Okayama prefecture, Ishikawa prefecture, Kochi prefecture, Fukuoka prefecture, Saga prefecture, Oita prefecture, etc.In particular, the Yatsushiro region of Kumamoto Prefecture has the highest production in Japan, accounting for an overwhelming share of 80% to 90% in the Japanese tatami mat market. In the olden days, […]
Traditional Tatami mat structure
Tatami mat has a simple structure with the inner core, tatami-doko・the surface material, known as the tatami-omote・the border material, tatami-beri. Tatami mat is woven with “the inner core, tatami-doko” made by tightening and compressing layers of rice straw and weaving natural RushGrass into the warp to create “the surface material, known as It is made by covering the tatami-omote from above and sewing the border material, tatami-beri on the long side.Today, with the advancement of science and technology, and changes in housing conditions and needs, various materials have come to be used. However, the basic structure and manufacturing method of the Tatami mat itself has not changed since ancient times. […]