Suido Bridge and Surugadai Ukiyoe Tenugui Towel

Rien-zome

14.5 x 38.5 inches

100% Cotton

Made in Japan

This view celebrates the Boy's Festival, which takes place the 5th day of the 5th month. The scene looks across the Kanda River, over the expanse of the densest single concentration of samurai in the city, extending from Surugadai on the left through Bancho in the distance. A samurai procession passes over the Suido Bridge in the lower right.

“Tenugui” is a type of traditional Japanese towel, and can be used for anything a towel could be used for – as a washcloth, dishcloth, but often as a tapestry, decoration, quilt, headband, souvenir, or for wrapping items such as bottles.

"Rien-zome" brand created by an authentic Tenugui producer named TODAYA SHOUTEN located at Ningyo-cho, Tokyo. They have been producing wide variety of Tenugui since 1872. They focus on traditional hand-dyeing method called "Chu-sen". Also they keep many great designs for years. Enjoy Rien-zome Tenugui handmade by skilled artisans!

“Chusen” is a traditional method of dyeing using stencil paper. Since the dye infiltrates the cloth, the patterns appear on both sides. When the tenugui is used for a long period of time, the dye fades, giving it a well-aged look.


$30.00




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