50cm Cotton Furoshiki - Kotoima 15 Patterns
Japanese Traditional Fabric Wrapping Furoshiki
Material : Cotton 100%
Size : 50cmｘ50cm
Pattern : Pink, Yellow, Red Mamebana, Beige Yotsubishi, Green Hanabishi, Green Snow, Brown Checkered, Purple Pine, Green Oxalis, Aqua Tsumekusa, Blue Flower, Black Red Berry, Blue Wave, Pink sakura, Grey Flower
Handmade in Kyoto, JAPAN
"kotoima" means old "ko(古)" & now "ima(今)" in Japanese.
It is a furoshiki made with the image of traditional and modern "Japanese".
The design is traditional but it suits for modern life style.
50cm wrapping cloth is convenient for using as eco bag, Bento wrapping, table mat.
Because of the virus, we know there are less and less face masks available.
But with the furoshiki, you can make a face mask by yourself.
And the size about 50cm is fit for the mask.
You just need fold the furoshiki and make two elastic cords beside the furoshik.
Then you can make an easy furoshiki mask, and after use just wash it, you can keep using.
Hope we can cross this hard time together.
In Japan, Wrapping cloths have been a tradition (known as furoshiki).
They are a fabulous, zero waste way of wrapping anything from produce and wine bottles to clothes & gifts.
About how to use the furoshiki
Furoshiki embraces the philosophy of eco-friendly living by challenging us on how many items we really need. This beautiful and ingenious art allows one object to have many uses simply by folding and tying the cloth in a different way.
While Japanese culture is not alone in using fabric wrapping, furoshiki has a distinctive style reflecting Japanese interest in ceremony, beauty, multi-functional objects and thoughtful detail in approach to everyday living.
Cloth wrapping has been used for over 1200 years in Japan and the word furoshiki came about during the Edo period (1603-1868) when the cloths were commonly used in bath houses to wrap clothes and as a bath mat. The word furoshiki means 'bath spread'.
Over time, Japanese developed a multitude of uses and patterns that are both elegant and functional. One furoshiki cloth can be used for :
wrapping a gift
a bag for shopping
decorating a handbag
a picnic hamper
a scarf, belt or bandana
wrapping clothes when travelling
In our store, there are many patterns you can choose, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
※ The color may differ from the actual one depending on the coloration condition of the monitor.
Shipping Methods (World)
【Now because of COVID-19, we can only use FedEx express or DHL express to ship some countries, so the postage usually means express postage. Please note your phone number when you order. Thanks. 】
We use Japan Post & FedEx & DHL.
Almost items are shipped by standard airmail with tracking service and insurance (ePacket).
Expensive or big items are shipped by express airmail (EMS).
- Free standard shipping on orders:
- Japan: Above $50.00
- Asia: Above $100.00
- Europe: Above $200.00
- North America: Above $200.00
The time I need to prepare an order for shipping varies.
Usually we will ship within 7 days.
If you want customize, maybe it will take more time.
- Estimated shipping times:
- Japan: 2-7 business days
- North America: 1-2 weeks
- Europe: 1-2 weeks
- Australia, New Zealand and Oceania: 1-2 weeks
- Asia Pacific: 1-2 weeks
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but cannot guarantee them.
Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Customs and import taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.
I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.