Reversible Turquoise and Red Choju-Giga Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth 41in
This reversible turquoise and red Japanese Furoshiki features a famous illustrated scroll named "Choju-Giga" which is a caricature picture scroll depicting anthropomorphic animals and their playfulness, dating from the mid-12th to mid-13th centuries. It is designated as a Japanese national treasure.
Its free and cheerful style of drawing is known as the origin of modern comics and animations.
The fabric is made of cotton which has a reasonably firm texture and easy to use. The size is large enough to wrap large gifts or baggage and can be used as tapestry or table clothes.
It will be a great to wrap gifts for someone who loves unique items and Japanese art.
The purple and green one is also available.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 104cm (41in)
- 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.