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Omi-Mawata (Floss)

Mawata is the floss made from the outer covering of silkworm cocoons. The process begins by soaking the cocoons in a water basin. Then the round-shaped cocoons are stretched out evenly into squares and are placed on a wooden frame. The Tawada area in Omi town is known as the national center for mawata-making and their main products are beddings and Japanese paper.
   
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