2007 Volume 16 Pages 57-63
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the characteristics of Nagahama textile production area in the postwar and the condition of its existence in comparison with Tango textile production area. The method of research is studying from previous works and hearing from textile corparatives and two companies. The conclusion about charactaristics is as follows: the first conclusion is that the characteristics of Nagahama textile production area have been built with mono-production system (of “Thirimen”). The second is that production system has integrated from purchasing raw silk to finished crepe within each company completely. The conclusion about its existence is as follows: the condition of its existence are four, One is to get successor for inheritance of technology. Two is to maintain existing degum factory. Three is to reconsider the value of Weaving Industry. Four is to construct silk system.