Furoshiki: Wrapping Cloths

Japanology Plus mini

5m 00s
Broadcast on September 18, 2021 Available until March 31, 2025

Japanology Plus explores Japanese life and culture. In this five-minute digest, we look at Furoshiki: traditional Japanese wrapping cloths. For hundreds of years, these square pieces of fabric have been used to protect, store and carry various objects. They often feature beautiful, colorful designs, and are works of art in their own right.

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