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Furoshiki: Ukiyo-e - Red Fuji
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Furoshiki: Ukiyo-e - Red Fuji



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Furoshiki are square Japanese wrapping cloths used for gift wrapping, or to wrap and transport goods. Furoshiki come in different sizes and there are many different folding techniques. They can also be used with removable bag handles like patchin.

Dimensions: 68cm x 68cm
Designer: Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849)
Design: South Wind, Clear Sky, also known as Red Fuji, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji
Material: 100% Rayon Chirimen
Weight: 93g


Katsushika HOKUSAI

Hokusai is considered to have been one of the great masters of Japanese woodblock print art (ukiyo-e). He lived and worked in the Edo period, and was active as a painter and printmaker. The series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, which includes the iconic print The Great Wave off Kanagawa, is probably his most famous art. Hokusai was instrumental in developing ukiyo-e from a style of portraiture largely focused on courtesans and actors into a much broader style of art that focused on landscapes, plants, and animals.

"Chirimen" has a peculiar rough surface and is very easy to fold. It is the classic material used for Japanese furoshiki. Made from 100% rayon, it has a silky feel. Dry cleaning only.


Yamada sen-i was established in 1937 as a manufacturer of furoshiki. The company's furoshiki brand is “MUSUBI” which is derived from from “born(生す/musu)” and “beauty(美/bi)” in Japanese. “MUSUBI” also means “a knot” and “to tie”.