"Wave Crest Pattern（small）" Saxe Blue【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 ≫
"Wave Crest Pattern" ("Seigaiha")
A swirl of concentric circles divided in four parts is repeated in this pattern.
A pattern that can be observed around the world, for example in Egypt and in Persia.
This pattern is on the clothes worn under the kimono when performing the act called "Seigaiha" (Blue sea waves) of traditional bugaku dance.
Due to this, the pattern was also called "Seigaiha" (Blue sea waves).
It is an auspicious omen motif that signifies the wish for a long and calm life, just as the constantly repeating gentle waves of the pattern.
≪ Color ≫
A muted, pale blue, according to JIS color standards.
Saxe blue is also the name given to the dye color resulting from dissolving indigo in sulfuric acid.
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|
|material||100% cotton 30 count yarn used|
|washing||When washing use a mild detergent.|