Tango produces 60 percent of Japan’s kimono fabrics.
Known for its elegance and outstanding functionality, Tango chirimen comes in a wide variety. Different warp and weft combinations create a myriad of fabrics. Even the main mon-chirimen fabric comes in over 1,000 standard designs.
The Tango region is currently Japan’s largest silk fabric production region. It produces about 60 percent of Japan’s kimono materials and accounts for over 30 percent of Japan’s silk consumption. Also, to suit the current times, new chirimen products are being developed with not just silk, but also with polyester, rayon, and other composite materials. These new products are being used in both Japanese and Western clothing and textiles.