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"The Actor" New Furoshiki
new small cotton furoshiki wrapping cloth

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Sharaku Woodblock
Our Price: $12.00
Material: Cotton
Length: approx. 20" (50cm)
Width: approx. 20" (50cm)
Condition: New - Unused

Quantity in Stock:9
Shipping: Orders received before 11am EST ship same day via USPS. Otherwise, next business day.
Product Code: 0120FUROSHIKI9

Great gift idea for anyone interested in Japanese theater! The image is the face of actor Otani Oniji III created by the Sharaku, a Japanese wood block artist famous for capturing characters from Noh plays.

Just under 20" square (50cm) and 100% cotton. New, not vintage.

Furoshiki are traditional Japanese wrapping cloths, used even today when presenting gifts in Japan. Furoshiki also make lovely decor accent textiles - hung on the wall or draped over a tabletop - or bandana-style scarves!

By the way, furoshiki comes from furo, which means bath in Japanese and shiki, which is something that is spread on the ground. Long ago, furoshiki were used to carry clothes to and from the public bath and were spread on the bath house floor to stand on while changing.

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