TAKETOMI BASHO-FU TIISAJI ・ 竹富芭蕉布 手巾

>HAND-KNOTTED BASHO-FU BANANA FIBER
KASURI-RESISTED HANDSPUN COTTON
DYED WITH SAFFLOWER AND RYUKYU INDIGO
TAKETOMI-JIMA, OKINAWA, LATE 19C/EARLY 20C

SOLD

Tiisaji hand towels of basho-fu were traditionally woven by young women in the Yaeyama archipelago of Okinawa and given to their suitors as a symbol of love and commitment.

Taketomi Basho-fu Tenugui Tesaji ・ 竹富芭蕉布手サジ

Taketomi Basho-fu Tenugui Tesaji ・ 竹富芭蕉布手サジ

Taketomi Basho-fu Tenugui Tesaji ・ 竹富芭蕉布手サジ