Keisuke Serizawa Furoshiki - Japanese Syllabary S

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  • Traditional furoshiki with deisgn by Keisuke Serizawa.

    The cloths are made of durable cotton. The multipurpose cloths are popular even today for carrying goods and bento (lunchboxes).

    100% cotton
    430mm x  430mm
    Made in Japan

    Keisuke Serizawa was born in Shizuoka Prefecture in 1895. He a Living National Treasure was a holder of “Kataezome”, an important intangible cultural heritage, and people around the world and in Japan appreciate him as a craftsman representing the 20th century. He had widely established new fields such as Kimono, bookbinding, calendar, signboard and lighting design.

    Furoshiki were created during the Edo Period(1603-1867) when public baths became popular (furo means a bath in Japanese). The wrappers wer used to carry goods and belongings.