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Furoshiki 50x50 pearl almond green - Utamaro's A beauty blowing a poppin
Gorgeous furoshiki from the woodprint master Kitagawa Utamaro "Popin wo fuku Onna", the glassblower woman.
A popin, also called bidoro, is a traditional toy for blowing glass beads.
Size: 50 x 50cm
100 % cotton
A Furoshiki is a square piece of cloth, which people used to carry their clothes and toiletries, but later came to be used to carry (or wrap) just about anything. Today furoshiki lost its popularity as a practical everyday item, but remains a cultural traditional and aesthetic value and is still widely use to wrap presents.
You can use it like this or simply as a decoration item (wall hanging, wine holder, table cloth) or a fashion accessory.