Green Arabesque Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth 27in
A green Japanese furoshiki with an arabesque motif.
Its curving pattern of intertwined stems and leaves of vine grasses is used as a symbol of prosperity and longevity, making it an auspicious pattern.
The arabesque patterned Furoshiki became very popular during the Meiji(1868-1912) and Showa (1926-1989) periods and has become a standard pattern ever since.
The fabric is made of cotton which has a reasonably firm texture and easy to use.
This Furoshiki is suitable for any celebrations and will be great to wrap gifts for someone who loves unique items and Japanese motifs.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 68cm (27in)
- Material: 100% cotton
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Machine-washable (use the gentle cycle and no hot water (with laundry net recommended)
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.