Cotton coaster in blue indigo vertical stripes (3 pack) - Matsusaka MomenMarukawa Shoten
This beautiful cotton coaster represents a Japanese "iki" style ("iki" roughly means "chic"). It is made from traditional Japanese cotton fabric dyed with indigo. The fabric is called "Matsusaka Momen" and is made using a time-honored, painstaking traditional method which is more than five hundred years old.
The fabric of the coaster is traditional Matsusaka striped cotton. The beautiful blue indigo thread is hand dyed by a skillful dyer and it is woven on a vintage loom. This fabric is crafted in a traditional way by skilful and experienced craftspeople.
This blue striped fabric brings a stylish accent to wide range of Japanese tea cups, coffee mugs and drinking glasses. The underside of the coaster is a beautiful plain indigo blue.
This coaster is sold in a pack of three. This coaster is also available in an alternative pattern of fine blue indigo stripes.
Marukawa Shoten is a brand founded by the designer Mr Tatsuya Marukawa. He created it in 2008 to promote his hometown's traditional craft, "Matsusaka Momen," which is cotton fabric dyed with indigo. Matsusaka Momen comes from the city of Matsusaka, in Mie prefecture. Read more
Material: Cotton 100%
Approximate Size: Length: 9.5cm (3.7") Width: 9.5cm (3.7")
Care: This product is dyed with natural indigo. Its color may transfer due to rain, sweat or abrasion. To minimize color fading, we recommend that the coaster be protected from long periods of direct heat and sunlight.