Navy Twin Bird Furoshiki 44in
This Japanese Furoshiki features a design of two water birds facing each other with flowering branches in their mouths with Chinese flower.
This pattern is a replica of the treasures stored in Shosoin, the building in Nara that housed a large number of arts and crafts, mainly from the Tenpyo period (710-794).
It was designated as a National Treasure in 1997 and registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (cultural heritage) as part of the "Cultural Heritage of Ancient Nara" the following year (1998).
The large 112cm Furoshiki can be used as a tablecloth for a small table or as a tapestry. With Furoshiki handles, you can make a beautiful bag with this design. The more you use this cotton material, the softer and gentler the texture becomes.
With this unique traditional patterns, it is recommended for everyday use as well as for gift-giving.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 112cm(44in)
- 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.