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Iyo Yuinoh Center, Furoshiki: Suidobashi Surugadai (large)

Iyo Yuinoh Center, Furoshiki: Suidobashi Surugadai (large)
US$38.50
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Furoshiki wrapping cloth printed with the ukiyo-e woodblock print: 'Suidobashi Surugadai' (from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo).

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ARTIST: Utagawa Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), also known as Ando Hiroshige, was an ukiyoe artist active in the Edo period. He is known to have influenced artists such as van Gogh and Monet and the indigo blue used in his print is highly valued. Famous works include The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido and One Hundred Famous Views of Edo.

About the Print

From the series of One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, 'Sudidobashi Surugadai' depicts the Suidobashi bridge crossing over the Kanda river connecting to the Surugadai area. Carp streamers in the fore and the background tells that it is around the time of the Boy's Festival (May 5th).

Texture

The beautiful textured pattern of the Sumidagawa® brand furoshiki adds elegance to the print.

INFO

  • BRAND: Sumidagawa®
  • SIZE: About 68 x 68 cm
  • MATERIAL: 100% rayon
  • TITLE: 「水道橋駿河台」
    'Suidobashi Surugadai'
  • ARTIST: 歌川広重
    Utagawa Hiroshige
  • Washing instructions: Please handwash in lukewarm (30˚C / 86˚F) water, or dry clean. Use hot iron on the back side to straighten.


SUPPLIER INFO

NAME

Iyo Yuinoh Center

LOCATION

1-7-19 Kawarayamachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0066, JAPAN


FUROSHIKI - Japanese wrapping cloths

Used for centuries in Japan, the furoshiki, is used to wrap various items from boxes, to your lunch, and is very often used as a bag. Strong and versatile, it is an environmentally friendly option to disposable bags. Learn to fold the furoshiki in 14 different ways!


(Source: Ministry of the Environment, http://www.env.go.jp/en/focus/attach/060403-5.html)

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