Company Profile

    in Domyo1652Over 300 years since its founding in, rooted in the land of Ueno Ikenohata,By traditional techniques of hand dyeing and hand braidingI made a living by making braids.After the Meiji period,With the aim of preserving and handing down historical braiding techniques, we are engaged in research and restoration of various historical braids held in temples, shrines, and museums throughout Japan.

 Kumihimo is a craft that has developed uniquely in Japan for over a thousand years since it was introduced from the continent in the Asuka period. Over its long history, it has been used for a variety of purposes, including imperial court costumes, samurai armor, sword straps, and kimono obi sashes. I was. The main braiding techniques still used today can be found far away in Central Asia in the B.C. era. The fact that Kumihimo has been handed down as a living technique while overcoming various trends of the times and undergoing technical improvements and developments is a manifestation of the vitality of the technique itself.
 Kumihimo, which is handcrafted by craftsmen, is becoming a part of the new norms of production in the present age where various value standards regarding production and consumption are being updated. Braiding is a low-carbon manufacturing process that does not emit more carbon than human breathing, and does not consume energy such as electricity other than calories for human hands. And because each craftsman assembles one by one, it is possible to produce an appropriate amount without having to consider the yield of materials or the manufacturing efficiency of the machine. It is a high quality manufacturing.

 Tradition may be like a stratum that accumulates over time. By preserving the techniques of Yusoku that have been accumulated so far, adding new layers on top of it, and coexisting the unchanging value standards of old times and the value standards of the new era, we have been patronized on a daily basis. We will continue to produce products that satisfy our customers.

Yusoku Kumihimo Domei Representative Director Domino Aoi Ichiro
Company name: Domei Co., Ltd.        (Kabushiki Geisha Doumyo)  —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Head office 〒110-0005
     2-11-1 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Representative: Aoiichiro Domyo, President and CEO —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Founded in 1652 (first year of Shoo) —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Company established July 26, 1956 —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Capital: 20 million yen —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Business description Manufacture and sale of braided cords
     Restoration imitation of historical Kumihimo
     Obijime, haori string, necktie
     Shitao Quiver cord Shifuku cord
     Coat cord Mizuhiki
     We accept other orders