FUROSHIKI Wrapping Fabric: 19.68 inches (50cm) square, Cotton, Made in Kyoto, Japan
This FUROSHIKI wrapping fabric is suitable to wrap Japanese tea and snacks or candy to create a special gift for any occasion. It is of course reusable and perfect for wrapping anything from a gift to a Bento lunch box. It can also be used as a decorative wall hanging, table cloth, scarf, and so on. It depends on your idea.
FUROSHIKI is very useful fabric which has traditionally been used for wrapping since ancient times until modern times in Japan. It was not only useful but also special because wrapping anything was thought to remove negative vibes. Even today special gifts are wrapped in FUROSHIKI.
This design is in the motif of TSURU which means crane in Japanese. TSURU crane painting is the traditional auspicious composition symbolizing longevity, which has also been featured on many pieces by famous historical schools such as RINPA, KANO, and so on. This FUROSHIKI Wrapping Fabric is based on the historical famous RINPA painting, yet it has been uniquely redesigned with a modern style.