FUROSHIKI are square shaped cloths used in Japan to wrap items and carry them. Being made of cloth, FUROSHIKI can be stored easily, are very light and can wrap many different kinds of shapes. For those reasons, FUROSHIKI are convenient for day-to-day needs. They can be used to wrap several small goods together or wrap one bulky item, like a wine bottle or a large sake bottle. In addition to these advantages, FUROSHIKI can just be washed like other cloths when they get dirty. Japanese re-acknowledged that FUROSHIKI are also environmentally friendly, they became even more popular.
size : 100 x 100 cm
100% linen ※The laundry symbol says “dry clean” as linen is likely to shrink when washed.
Made in Japan.
Linen furoshiki enjoy an enduring popularity.
It transforms to a bag and a reusable gift wrapping by tying up its corners.
This size is also suitable for using as a scarf and a tablecloth.
Nobuyuki Takai is a disciple of Takeshi Yamauchi (山内武志) who used to be a disciple of Keisuke Serizawa (芹沢銈介) who was a dyer designated as a living national treasure.
He is very good at pattern dyeing and Tsutsu Gaki (one of the techniques of dye) and won the exhibition named Kokuten (国展) several times.
The traits of his design are the lively lines and shapes.
It depicts that the scene seeds beautifully planted on hills welcomes the harvest season.
The different color consistencies appear by the lengths and spaces of the lines, and the appearances vary depending on how to wrap.
The design looks beautiful when it's used as a bag. The color is not a simple navy blue, it includes the sense of grayish color.
linen is from France -French linen- and this has the lovely feature which gives you a crisp feeling of linen. The fabric is thin and easy to use as a scarf.
-There is some discoloration due to dyeing.
・ Color may transfer if it contains water.
・ Do not leave the product wet.
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