Keisuke Serizawa Furoshiki - Karigane
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).
1050mm w x 1050mm h
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.