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Cotton Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth | Ichimatsu Dark Squares

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$8.20USD
SKU 12-054301
Enjoy this series of traditional furoshiki wrapping cloths that can only be found in Japan.

Product Description

The Cotton Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth | Ichimatsu Dark Squares is a premium furoshiki from the esteemed Japanese maker, Sanyo Shoji.  Ichimatsu is a traditional Japanese geometric pattern of repeated altering dark and light squares or rectangles. The name comes from the mid 18th century kabuki (Japanese plays) actor, Sanokawa Ichimatsu (佐野川市松). It can still often be seen in modern Japan today, especially on clothing and decorations.
Furoshiki are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths (Wikipedia). They can be used as an impromptu bag, for wrapping things for storage, as eco-friendly reusable gift wrapping, and more! Furoshiki have been making a comeback in Japan in recent years, as a beautiful and "green" way of gift giving and beautifying one's daily life.  We've got more design in our furoshiki collection available right here, and even a useful DVD teaching you how to get the best of this bento boxes best friend.
How to wrap a bento box in a furoshiki:
Place the bento box in the middle of the furoshiki. If the box is square in shape, place it on the diagonal, so the sides are facing the corners of the cloth. Bring two opposite corners of the cloth over the box and tie securely. Then, bring the other two corners over the cloth, and tie again. You can also find instructions online for wrapping different objects in creative ways, such as how to wrap a wine bottle to make a handle for bringing wine to parties. See this page for more furoshiki wrapping and tying ideas.

Product Details

 
Dimensions : 50 x 50cm
Material : 100% cotton.
Made in Japan.
This furoshiki is made of 100% cotton. It is machine-washable (use the gentle cycle and lukewarm water. Recommended maximum water temperature is 40 degrees C / 104 degrees F). It is relatively wrinkle-free, but you can iron it to make it pristine.