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Furoshiki Isa Monyo Reversible 48 (Chrysanthemum Purple/Blue)
Furoshiki Isa Monyo Reversible 48 (Chrysanthemum Purple/Blue)

Versatile Wrapping Clothes by a Historic Kyoto Atelier

Furoshiki Isa Monyo Reversible 48 (Chrysanthemum Purple/Blue)


Regular price $ 13.00 Sale

Beautiful Traditional Furoshiki: Japan's Artful Wrapping Cloths

Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that is both beautiful and functional. These versatile cloths, typically made of silk, cotton, or rayon, are used for a variety of purposes, from wrapping gifts and bento boxes to carrying items and even as tablecloths or decorative pieces. Furoshiki come in various sizes and feature an array of exquisite designs, often showcasing elements of Japanese art and culture. They are eco-friendly, reusable, and perfectly embody the Japanese aesthetic of simplicity, elegance, and practicality. With their rich history and contemporary appeal, furoshiki offer a unique and thoughtful way to present gifts and to add a touch of Japanese tradition to everyday life.

This Furoshiki is 48 cm (18.9") size and ideal for wrapping bento box, small items, use as a placemat, etc. Check out the Furoshiki How-To Leaflet for wrapping ideas.

Our furoshiki are expertly crafted by Yamada Sen-i, a distinguished company founded in 1937 in the historic city of Kyoto, Japan. Known for their traditional yet innovative designs, Yamada Sen-i's MUSUBI brand embodies the beauty and functionality of Japanese aesthetics. Their products represent a blend of time-honored techniques and contemporary collaborations, appealing to a wide array of customers​.

Design Description

Embodying the essence of immortality and longevity, the chrysanthemum has been revered as a noble flower since ancient times. This esteemed bloom symbolizes enduring life and grace, making it a cherished motif in various cultures.

Isa Monyo Reversible Series

Each piece showcases the same intricate pattern on both sides, yet in distinct colors, offering a unique dual aesthetic. This collection exemplifies unmatched craftsmanship, inviting you to relish the diverse hues on either side.

About Isa Monyo

Founded by the esteemed Kunio Isa, the Isa Monyo Research Institute resurrects patterns from the Showa period's 20s (late 1940s), employing the era's traditional techniques. These revived designs blend historical charm with modern sensibilities, making them a perfect addition to contemporary spaces.

  • Size: 18.9" x 18.9 "| 48 cm x 48 cm
  • Material: 100% Cotton
  • Producer: Musubi brand by Yamada Sen-i
  • Origin: Japan

Usage and Care

  • Hand wash/ Avoid drying machine because it can cause shrinkage
  • May release some color during the first wash. Wash separately from other items
  • Iron safe (with a cloth and apply the iron from the surface)
  • Friction may cause color migration especially when wet

    Domestic Orders

    • Usually ships out in-stock items within 3 business days of order.
    • We use FedEx, USPS Priority Mail, or USPS First Class Mail to ship our products, depending on the size and weight of the package.
    • Read about the shipping information and terms in our Customer Service Page.
    • Free shipping with purchase of $375 or more! (Within Continental US only. Total purchase amount to qualify excludes free shipping offer items.)

    International Orders

    • Usually ship out in-stock within 5 business days of order.
    • We use USPS Priority Mail International for international shipping.
    • We do not accept any returns for international orders. Any additional charges (including but not limited to import tax, custom fees, VAT, brokerage charge) that might incur after the order lands in the destination country must be borne by the recipient.
    • Read about the shipping information and terms in our Customer Service Page.