Tenugui are a type of traditional Japanese textile with a characteristically smooth texture that dries easily and retracts dust. 100% cotton, hand-dyed and cut by hand, the colorful patterns recall traditional and contemporary Japanese prints. This multipurpose towel lends a pop of color to your everyday- use it as a tea towel, placemat, table runner, head scarf, tapestry, lunch tote, gift wrap… the possibilities are endless!
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About Sou Sou
Every piece in this colorful collection is infused with vibrant graphic patterns designed by Japanese artist Katsuji Wakisaka. A celebrated textile designer since 1968, Wakisaka’s inspiration comes from the Kyoto landscape and the mod styles of the 1960s. With a mission to revitalize traditional Japanese styles, his modern designs combine contemporary patterns with traditional Japanese shapes.
Dimensions: Width: 14" Length: 35"
Care: Edges are left seamless for absorbency and quick drying. To discourage fraying, trim loose threads with a pair of scissors and throw in the washing machine. The fabric will naturally tighten after repeated usage.