Established in 1866, this manufacturer has been weaving beautiful umbrella fabric for 150 years. Jacquard woven umbrella material by Makita Shoten, the Imperial household’s preferred umbrella maker.
Katsuramachi, Yamanashi is “the birthplace of Japanese umbrellas.” This region that has long prospered with textile production is represented by the umbrella manufacturer Makita Shoten. With each thread carefully dyed, its Jacquard woven umbrella fabrics are works of art. The Imperial household even uses Makita Shoten umbrellas, having recognized their quality and beauty. This is the first time in Makita’s 150 year history that this umbrella fabric is being used to make watch straps.
Thread dyed with natural Fuji water creates a glossy shine.
12,000 threads woven horizontally and vertically into a beautiful pattern.
Makita Traditional Shape Strap
Makita Nato Type Strap