New Year Red Tenugui Towels Special
The red and white colors are essential in Japan for New Year's Day, when the beginning of the year is celebrated.
The color is called "Kohaku" (red and white) and is considered a color of good luck.
Check out our lucky red tenugui towels and furoshiki cloths now.
Cherry blossoms have been loved by the Japanese since ancient times. Not only its beauty, but also its transience when it falls is attractive. Dyed in a soothing dark red, it can be used all year round.
It is believed that a cat with its right hand raised invites money and a cat with its left hand raised invites people (guests). The red beckoning cat is meant to ward off bad luck. Around its neck is a koban with "Ohiri" written on it.
In Japan, the red and white color combination is the color used for celebratory occasions. Ume plum blossoms are also loved for their gorgeous fragrance and bloom in the cold winter, and as a flower of good omen.
This pattern features an arrangement of gorgeous red-and-white camellias and nanten, which is a symbol of good fortune that "turns difficulties around". It goes well with Japanese tableware such as lacquered tableware, and is perfect for New Year's arrangements, such as table coordination for the New Year and interior decorations.
This tenugui is a towel featuring animals from the famous ukiyoe "Scrolls of Frolicking Animals ," which is considered to be the oldest manga in the world. This tenugui cloth combines "The fifty-three stations of the Tokaido, Nihonbashi" with an abacus pattern associated with the merchant town.
Hemp is a fast-growing plant and grows quickly. This is why hemp was used for baby clothes. This pattern was used to wish for the growth of the child.