55cm Cotton Furoshiki - Keisuke Serizawa 7 Patterns13-8911
Japanese Furoshiki Cotton Fabric Wrapping Cloth Keisuke Serizawa Traditional Artwork
Material: Cotton 100%
Size: 55cm × 55cm
Pattern: Japanese sentence, Japanese alphabet, Animals and plants, Heart, Cloth characters, Pleasure, Aesop's Fables
Made in Kyoto, JAPAN
About the artist
Keisuke Serizawa was a Japanese dyeing craftsman.
Based on the techniques of traditional crafts such as Edo Komon and Ise Japanese paper, he created original Japanese-style works.
He developed the technique of stencil dyeing, certified as an important intangible cultural heritage.
He is highly regarded as a representative of Japanese craftsman in the world.
Japanese sentence (Beige):
The lyrics of Iroha song (Heain period), written using 47 all hiragana.
Japanese alphabet (Beige):
Animals and plants (Navy blue):
Animals and plants of four seasons are drawn.
The meaning of character is "Heart".
Cloth characters (White):
The meaning of characters is respectively "spring, summer, autumn and winter" in Japanese.
The meaning of character is "Pleasure" .
Aesop's Fables (Navy blue) :
Ancient Greek story series sceneries and characters
Furoshiki is a single piece of cloth that has been used in Japan since ancient times. The word furoshiki dates back to the Edo period when it became to be widely used by common people as well, expecially in public bath as a bath spread or as a way of wrapping one's clothes.
Even if widely used in other countries besides Japan, furoshiki reflects the Japanese interest in elegant and multifunctional objects, and the thoughtfulness in detail as an approach to everyday life.
Furoshiki embraces the philosophy of eco-friendly living by challenging us on how many items we really need. Folded and tyed in different ways, furoshiki can be used for several purposes, both elegant and pratical. You can use it as:
a gift wrapping;
a bag for shopping;
a handbag decoration;
a picnic hamper;
a household decor;
a scarf, belt or bandana;
a way of wrapping clothes when travelling
In our store, there are many patterns you can choose, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
※ The color may differ from the actual one depending on the coloration condition of the monitor.
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Shipping Methods (World)
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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 the products in stock.
If you want customize or the item needs produce, 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
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I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.