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¥880 (税込)






綿100%(シャンタン地) 日本製

Small furoshiki “Sharkskin pattern (darn blue)”

This is a stylish small furoshiki with a dark blue shark print on the front and a red asanoha pattern on the back. Since it is double-sided, you can use the front and back depending on the scene or your mood, and it is also nice to see the fabric on the back when you tie it. The small furoshiki is perfect for use as a chief to wrap up lunch boxes. The durable shantan weave furoshiki is washable and can be used to wrap heavy items. They are also great as souvenirs, small gifts, and gifts for overseas.

【The meaning of Edo komon】
Shark pattern
This is one of the representative patterns of Edo komon, which is represented by small circles stacked in a fan shape. It is also called “shark pattern” because it resembles the skin of a shark. Since the skin of a shark is hard, wearing a shark pattern is likened to “armor” and is believed to ward off evil and bad luck.

Asanoha pattern
A geometric pattern consisting of six rhombuses connected in a hexagonal shape. It was named “asanoha (hemp leaf)” because of its resemblance to the shape of a hemp leaf. It was often used for children’s maternity clothes and underwear in an attempt to take advantage of the strong and vigorous growth of hemp.

【Meaning of the pattern】
Kuma-dori is a makeup technique unique to Kabuki that exaggerates the blood vessels and muscles on the face to express personality and facial expressions.

Jyoshikimaku is a curtain used mainly in Kabuki plays. During the Edo period, theaters with Jyoshikimaku were honored as “proof of certification by the shogunate,” and different theaters used different color schemes for their Jyoshikimaku. The color scheme of the Kabuki-za theater is black, persimmon, and onion, and is said to have been inherited from the color scheme of the Morita-za, one of the three Edo-style theaters.

Checkerboard pattern
This traditional pattern got its name from the Edo-period Kabuki actor Ichimatsu Sanogawa, who used it as his stage costume and it became very popular. The uninterrupted continuity of this pattern has the meaning of “prosperity” and is a good omen.


100% cotton (furoshiki, shantung fabric) Made in Japan