Zabuton Floor Cushion
Square Zabuton (座布団) cushion, used in Japan for sitting on the floor, often on tatami. It has a long history as a Japanese cushion. Originally only VIPs were allowed to sit on them, but nowadays, zabuton are used as a comfortable cushion for sitting while eating, socialising or meditating.
- Pattern: Shibori black with white tassels. Shibori is a manual tie-dyeing technique to create different patterns on fabric.
- Size (approx.): 50×55 cm
- Fabric: 100% Cotton
- Tassel: 100% Silk
- Filling: 100% Cotton
Takaokaya is a family-owned business established in 1919 in Kyoto, Japan. The company specialises in creating handcrafted relaxation products. This includes futons, bedding and cushions. As Koichiro Takaoka, third generation CEO explains:
"People in Japan are re-evaluating their lifestyle and what matters most to them. While mass production as brought benefit, something is missing. That is heart and soul. If we use products made with heart and soul, then our lives will be made much, much richer and more meaningful!"
WAZA is proud to offer this traditional Japanese product in South Africa.