Cotton 100 % Asanoha sashiko (flax leaf, little stubs embroidery) pattern is printed
Made in Japan
What are “Asanoha” and “Sashiko” ?
In old times, Asanoha (flax leaf) was considered to be sacred and talismanic. When babies were born, the people back then used to make clothes with this pattern and put them on the babies wishing their health. This pattern is consist of triangles and one of the most beautiful geometric pattern of Japan. Still now, you can find this pattern in kimonos, furniture and modern architecture in Japan.
“Sashiko” embroidery originated in northern Japan about more than 400 years ago. It was a folk wisdom used in poor, cold villages to make their precious kimono fabric tough and to keep them as warm as possible. In modern times, sashiko is enjoyed as a fun hand craft.
Substantial cotton fabric made to withstand many times of washing.
Recommended Care: Machine wash with cold water and hang dry, no dryer for avoiding shrinkage.
Made to fit to standard Japanese futon mattress sizes.
To ensure the proper look and fit for your futon mattress, be sure to measure before ordering. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us to ask.
We also have the kotatsu cover made of the same fabric.
For Your Futon Mattress
If you are looking for a cover for the futon mattress (shiki futon) that you already have and don’t know if our covers would fit it, please use a measuring tape or rope and measure the circumference of the length and width of it. Please inquire us with these dimensions.
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