Lion dance and Thief Green Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth 19in
This Japanese Furoshiki was designed by origami artist duo "Cochae". It features faces of a lion's mask and a thief. The green arabesque cloth is strongly related to both, and is the pattern worn during the lion dance, and is known as the pattern for the cloth the thief puts his stolen goods in. The humor is familiar to Japanese people, and it is full of playfulness.
The size of 48 cm(18.9in) is suitable for wrapping small items or bento boxes. The moderate unevenness of the surface gives it more texture than a flat fabric and is easier to wrap. The more you use this cotton material, the softer and gentler the texture becomes.
With this unique Japanese motifs and bright design, it is recommended for everyday use as well as for gift-giving.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 48cm(18.9in)
- Material: 100% cotton
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Machine-washable (use the gentle cycle and no hot water (with laundry net recommended)
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ABOUT YAMADA SEN-I
Yamada Sen-i was founded in 1959 as a furoshiki manufacturer and wholesaler in Kyoto, Japan. As one of the few manufacturers specializing in Furoshiki, the company continues to promote the aesthetics and traditions of Furoshiki culture in order to pass on the environmentally friendly and sustainable furoshiki to the next generation. Through the furoshiki culture, Yamada Sen-i hopes to propose lifestyles that are friendly to the earth and to people, and to help create an affluent society.
Japan has long had a culture of wrapping gifts and souvenirs in furoshiki. It is believed that the furoshiki has the thoughtfulness of wrapping the sender's heart as well. Furoshiki has also been attracting more and more attention in recent years due to its eco-friendliness, as it can be used repeatedly. It can be folded in a variety of ways, can wrap objects of various shapes, and can be used for a variety of purposes other than wrapping, such as bags, scarves, and tapestries.