This large furoshiki represents “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” , a famous Japanese print made by the painter Katsushika Hokusai in 1830, 1831. This print is part of a series of 46 prints representing , among other things, different views of Mount Fuji , made between 1830 and 1833, entitled “ The Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji ” ( fugaku sanju rokkei in Japanese).
Made in Japan, this furoshiki comes from the “Ukiyo-e” collection inspired by 19th century Japanese works with varied subjects: landscapes, scenes of daily life, characters...
Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping technique gifts and everyday objects using a square of fabric and a knotting and folding system . This term designates both the square of fabric used and the technique itself.
This large furoshiki can be used , in this size, as a picnic tablecloth , a large handbag or shopping bag as well as a decorative element in its own right, hung like a wall hanging.
To accessorize your furoshiki , find our selection of leather handles and wooden magnetic clasps, in store and on the e-shop.
On the blog, learn how to make different bag folds to transform your furoshiki into an everyday accessory :
Discover other folds such as the bundle, the basket, the gift wrappers, the bottle bag, the package bento for example, in our book “L’Atelier Furoshiki ” , available in store and on the e-shop.
- Matter : 100% cotton (with a textured, dithered effect)
- Dimensions: 104cm x 104cm
- Made in Japan