"Kamawanu" Dark Olive【Hand-dyed Tenugui】
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This japanese towel is dyed using traditional hand dyeing techniques unique to Japan called "Chusen".The back side is the same design.The back side is not white.You can use it without worrying about the front and back.
≪ Design ≫
"Kama (scythe)/○ (circle)/nu (negative suffix)" is pronounced as "kamawanu".
It was often used during the Genroku Period (late 1700s to early 1800s).
It embodies the meaning of "helping the weak regardless of the hardships you may face".
≪ Color ≫
Dark Olive (Miruai)
Stag seaweed, the Japanese name for olive colors, refers to the rock seaweed that has been used in patterning since the Heian period (794 - 1192).
This dark olive adds indigo to this color.
A yellow green tinged with dark brown.
Before colors were called "olive" the term "Stag seaweed colored" was widely used.
In the Edo period, the names "stag seaweed color," "brownish stag seaweed color," and "indigo stag seaweed color" were still used.
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|
|material||100% cotton 30 count yarn used|
|washing||When washing use a mild detergent.|