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How to Use Tenugui

use.1:Artwork or Interior Decoration

Tenugui with traditional patterns and the ukiyo-e artistic patterns can both be used as beautiful decorative wall decor. Pictures by Sharaku and other ukiyo-e artists are perfect as unique artwork for the home. Traditional and geometric patterns provide a simple yet modern design to decorate an empty wall. All of these cloths are created using traditional dyeing and manufacturing techniques that have been handed down from ancient times in Japan.
Many patterns have intrinsic meanings. Some patterns are for bringing good luck, protecting from evil, and for wealth and prosperity. We suggest you frame the tenugui for more refined display, especially if you purchase a cloth because of its intrinsic meaning.
Cloths come in both horizontal and vertical patterns. You can choose multiple tenugui towels and switch them out to change the feel of a room. Japanese tenugui is a great way to decorate your home using unique handmade tapestries from Japan.

  • Decorate the room with a picture frame.

    Decorate the room with a picture frame.

  • Decorate the entrance with seasonal design.

    Decorate the entrance with seasonal design.

  • Decorate the room with a tapestry.

    Decorate the room with a tapestry.

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use.2:Gift Wrapping

Wrapping gifts using tenugui is beautiful way to present a gift and is very useful because the person receiving the gift can then use the tenugui later on.
This is a good alternative to gift wrap that is environmentally friendly and uniquely handmade in Japan.

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use.3:Fashion

Tenugui is also useful in fashion.You can wear it on your neck or head, or wrap it around the handle of a bag.
The way to wear is different for each person, there are many ways to wear it.It is also fashionable to fasten with a brooch or can badge.
By wrapping it around the handle of the bag you are always using, You can easily change the atmosphere.You can change the color and pattern of Tenugui according to your mood.It is very practical because it can be removed easily after getting tired.

  • Wear it as a stole.

    Wear it as a stole. It's ideal for cold weather and sunshade.

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use.4:Other useful ways

Tenugui is ideal for wiping hands because it is superior in water absorbency and quick drying. It is also convenient to take when you go out, because it is less bulky than towels.It can also be used to wipe off the moisture of the dishes you washed.
Eventually, if you use the damaged tenugui as a cleaning cloth, you can make full use of the tenugui.

  • Use as table cloth.

    Use as table cloth.

  • Use as table center.

    Use as table center.

  • Use it on a cupboard.

    Use it on a cupboard.

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