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Araragi Hinoki Cypress was introduced by a person who came from Ochibe in Hida in 1662, and at that time it was the main industry of orchids with high demand for shades and little cultivated land. rice field.
After the war, lifestyles changed and demand decreased, but now the goodness of handmade by traditional techniques has been reviewed and practical shades are mainly used by tourists from Tsumago-juku and Magome-juku, and worshipers of Mt. Mitake. It is still popular as a decorative shade.
Ranhigasa was designated as a traditional craft designated by Nagano Prefecture on October 21, 1982.