Designed by Eiji Marui who is graphic designer and associate professor of Kyoto university of art and design. There are 2 symbol of towers in Tokyo Japan where are typical sightseeing spots. The title of Furoshiki “TOKYO no Nihon” is designed ” bottles wrapping” style that 2 bottle of Sake or Wine are wrapped the same time. when it is wrapped to appear 2 symbol of towers in Tokyo.
- Dimensions : 70 x 70 cm for gift wrapping, bottles etc (27.6″ x 27.6″).
- Material : 100% cotton.
- Made in Japan.
Traditionally in Japan gifts are wrapped with a seasonal design of furoshiki, which imply that your gift is handled importantly. Nowadays, furoshiki are used in many different ways including carrying items and as accessories. Click here for a guide on how to use furoshiki. Traditionally furoshiki are made with cotton or silk, all the range on Sakura Trading is made from one of these.
The name “MUSUBI” comes from “born(生す/musu)” and “beauty(美/bi)” in Japanese. Additionally, “MUSUBI” means “a knot” and “to tie”. The brand is a modern offshoot of Yamada sen-i, which has made furoshiki since 1937 using various dying and weaving techniques such as double-sided dying.