Sakura Chirashi Ko-boushi Shibori Tenugui
**If you are interested in a sold out tenugui, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a notification when it will be in stock. Production and delivery of certain tenugui can take up to one month from Arimatsu, Japan.
Small capped-resist in cherry blossom pattern
Technique: Ko-Boushi Shibori - Small capped-motif bound-resist simulates cherry blossoms or other playful gestural motifs. Process illustrations are from the book “Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing” by Wada, Rice, and Barton. (c)1983
Pattern: Sakura Chirashi - Scattered/falling cherry blossom petals. Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of the spring, a time of renewal. Their blossoms start to fall within two weeks, which symbolizes the fleeting nature of life. Their falling petals are a part of their beauty. The people in Japan like having cherry blossom parties with colleagues, friends, and family, eating and drinking under the cherry blossoms. This custom, which can be traced back over a thousand years, is called hanami, which literally means “viewing blossoms." Even in the evenings, yozakura, night cherry blossoms, are enjoyed under torches lit around parks and gardens.
Approximately 1m x 35cm (39in x 13in)
Handmade in Arimatsu, Japan
Tenugui are scarf-size, all-purpose towels made of lightweight cotton, used in Japan for centuries and recently popularized and collected because of their beautiful patterns and graphic designs.
Ukiyo-e example: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1889)
View the full shibori tenugui collection
All sales are final. No returns or refunds.
Slow Fiber Studios is not responsible for lost or stolen packages. Please contact your local post office with your tracking number to resolve any issues with delivery.
Please allow up to five days from the original purchase date for Slow Fiber Studios staff to process orders.
USPS First Class International shipping does not include tracking service. Please use Priority Mail International or higher to guarantee tracking to the destination.
Slow Fiber Studios is not responsible for packages held or confiscated at customs. Customs may delay your package delivery significantly. Some countries may require in-person pickup or charge fees before releasing your package. The customer is responsible for any customs fees. Using Priority Mail International or higher is more likely to expedite your package.
Wholesale prices are available for select shop items. Please enquire with email@example.com for product information, prices, and terms.