Ukiyoe Cats Chirimen Yuzen Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth 27in
This Japanese Furoshiki features a painting by an Edo-era cat-loving Japanese artist, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, for all cat lovers.
This unique artwork titled "Myoukai Kougoju Sanbiki(Cats suggested as The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido)" is one of the popular works by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, an Ukiyo-e artist of the late Edo period.
It features the names of fifty-five places, including the fifty-three stations on the Tokaido Highway in Japan, plus Nihonbashi and Kyoto, along with various cats.
All of the cats are charming and have unique expressions and poses.
This Furoshiki is made by a Japanese traditional weaving technique called "Chirimen", which gives it a unique texture with an uneven surface.
It is a perfect wrapping cloth to send to someone who loves cats and would be great decoration as bringing Japanese art in your room.
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- 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.
Perfect gift wrap
Purchased this so I could wrap some of the gifts I had ordered. Very cute print and great idea for cutting down on wasteful single use wrapping.
Thanks for leaving such a wonderful review! We are sure that your loved one appreciated your unique wrapping. This furoshiki can be used as a bag by tying it, so please try it in various ways :)