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"Weights" Mandarin Orange Tea【Hand-dyed Tenugui】

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    "Weights" Mandarin Orange Tea【Hand-dyed Tenugui】
    $16.56

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    This japanese towel is dyed using traditional hand dyeing techniques unique to Japan called "Chusen".The back side is the same design.The back side is not white.You can use it without worrying about the front and back.
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    ≪ Design ≫

    "Weights" ("Hundou")
    This design is called the "weights design".
    Weights are used to measure the weight of an object manually. These tools, used to weigh gold, silver, copper, and so on, were an auspicious motif since they symbolized wealth. The weights used were different from those common nowadays, as seen in this design.
    Because it represents gold, it is used widely as an auspicious motif.
    Moreover, on contemporary Japanese maps, it is used as a symbol to denote a bank.


    ≪ Color ≫

    Mandarin Orange Tea (Mikan Cha)
    This refers to a mandarin orange tea color. This color name is said to have been used by the general public from the Taisho period.
    This refers to a mandarin orange color that has light brown colors in it.

    Description

    Details

    "Weights" ("Hundou")
    This design is called the "weights design".
    Weights are used to measure the weight of an object manually. These tools, used to weigh gold, silver, copper, and so on, were an auspicious motif since they symbolized wealth. The weights used were different from those common nowadays, as seen in this design.
    Because it represents gold, it is used widely as an auspicious motif.
    Moreover, on contemporary Japanese maps, it is used as a symbol to denote a bank.

    Additional Information

    Additional Information

    Country of Manufacture Japan
    material 100% cotton 30 count yarn used
    weight Approx. 35g
    washing When washing use a mild detergent.
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