Kitchen cloth made of rayon fabric from Nara Prefecture. The fabric is excellent at fast drying. It is starched originally. Before first use, rinse it out with cold or lukewarm water. The more it is washed, the softer and more comfortable to the touch it becomes.
This design is called “Kogin” (こぎん刺し) in Japanese. It is a pattern of embroidery. “Kogin” was born in Aomori(青森県津軽地方) 300 years ago(Edo century/江戸時代).
Aomori is a frigid place in Japan during winters. Citizens created this embroidery and used it on clothes and quilts. Because of the pattern and the use of materials, it helped citizens to endure the long freezing winters comfortably and warmly.
As every piece has its handmade feature, slight irregularities in size, glaze, colour and texture might occur and reflect the nature of the artisan product.
🎎 Made In Japan
🍶 Material: 100% Cotton (Front), Rayon Fabric (Back)