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Japanese Samurai Hand Towel - Chinese Character "Fist"-
Unit Price: 2,500JPY
Handling Fee is charged.
*Great for interiors and probably symbolizes the epitome of contemporary Japanese Wabi-Sabi Design
Samurais depended on themselves, not being counting on their lineage or faction. Samurais aimed at conquering whole country with only their own fists.The Chinese character “Fist” written with a brush is designed with imagination of the fist being stuck out powerfully. Furthermore, this hand towel banner is designed with the character intentionally cracked to emphasize the candidness and force in it.
The pattern has been cut out using Japanese traditional paper, and dyed skillfully by hand-work. For expressing unique energy of the letter written with a brush, the item designed simple black letter on the white plain cloth.
Truly a Japonisme symbol to remind you of the highest discipline and arts refined during the Warring States period of Japan where the Samurai, along with the Buddhist and Shinto history of Japan, perfected the base of contemporary Japanese art and design.
Hand towel or TENOGUI became popular in Japan with the spread of use of cotton in the Edo period. Among the hand towels made that time, those made by Edo artisans with patterns of ukiyo-e and kabuki were especially appreciated for their refined design.
This item is hand perfected by EDO SHOKUNIN or Edo artisan/craftsmen who has long carried over the traditional Edo workmanship style and techniques. Each piece is died layer by layer and all are handmade. On the left corner of the towel, the artist’s (Kenshin Art of waR) seal has been stamped one by one by hand. As a daily necessity, although hand towels are very useful with its high absorbency but they are also widely used as interior goods or wrapping material.
On the left corner of the towel, the artist’s (Kenshin Art of waR) seal has been stamped one by one by hand. Also the contrastive colors of vermilion and navy have been dyed skillfully by hand-work.
As a daily necessity, although hand towels are very useful with its high absorbency but they are also widely used as interior goods or wrapping material.
Size: 32cm (H)x 102cm (W)
Material: cotton 100% (made in Japan - Handmade)