Hokusai Wave Chirimen Yuzen Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth 27in
This Furoshiki is depicting one of the most famous works of Japanese art, "The Great Wave" by Katsushika Hokusai.
The contrast between stillness and movement, change and universality, and large and small is characteristic of this work, which has influenced many different artists.
Throughout his life, Hokusai painted waves as the main subject of his paintings along with Mount Fuji. Hokusai's expression of the ever-changing movement of water captures the hearts of those who see it, even in modern times.
This Furoshiki is made by a Japanese traditional weaving technique called "Chirimen", which gives it a unique texture with an uneven surface.
It is perfect for wrapping precious gifts or as a bag for daily use.
We also have a different size of 104cm(41in) Furoshiki with the same design. See and find more items from our Furoshiki and Hokusai collection.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 68cm(27in)
- Material: 100% Rayon
- 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.