No. 8314

絵てぬぐい「かまわぬ」

江戸小紋 ¥1080

江戸時代の歌舞伎役者・七代目市川団十郎が、『累』の与右衛門を演じたとき衣裳に用いたことで流行した文様。
「鎌」「○(輪)」「ぬ」で「かまわぬ」と読ませる判じ物である

Art Tenugui "Kama Wa Nu"

Edo Komon is a fine pattern for Kimono created in the Edo period.
The pattern, “Kamawanu” was used for the costume by the Kabuki actor, Ichikawa Danjuro VII, and became popular in the Edo period.
This is a striped pattern consisting of a drawing of a sickle (Kama, a circle (Wa and the character for Nu. It is a play on words, since, when Kama Wa Nu is spoken, it means, ‘I don’t mind.'