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This page introduces types of material, sizes, and designs of NAGARE.
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plain weave (scene)

Plain Weave (96cm)

The standard NAGARE feels good against your skin, like the fabric of a fine blouse.

*It can hold up to approximately 10 liters (a bucket full) of water.


materials: 100% Polyester
size: about 96 x 96 cm
weight: about 140g
MADE IN JAPAN
IMPRESSION AYAKO AYAKO [green]
title IMPRESSION title AYAKO title AYAKO [green]
design Maki Kouno design Jun Ito design Jun Ito
Purple flowers resting on ink black-colored patterns.
This multi-purposeful design with a soothing shade complements Japanese or Western-style attire.
A geometric pattern constructed with diagonal lines (Aya) and arcs (Ko).
The remarkably beautiful latticework changes its form with every wrap and the beauty of the interwoven arcs will stand out.
A geometric pattern constructed with diagonal lines (Aya) and arcs (Ko).
Turquoise and light green lines on dark brown ground - this color combination suits not only women but also young men.
PEONIES AND MUMS MARINE STRIPES COLOR BLOCKS
title PEONIES AND MUMS title MARINE STRIPES title COLOR BLOCKS
design Maki Kouno design Jun Ito design Miki Takahashi
Peonies and chrysanthemums are spread large across the fabric.
The Chinese-style blue is a fresh hue.
The stripes are designed to look nice when wrapped in shape of a bag.
It is a variation of the standard structure of furoshiki, so go ahead and wrap up a square box, you'll love how it looks.
When you look closely, some borders will seem incomplete. As if sea gulls were flying away...
Brightly-colored blocks are spread over this pattern.
Colorful, but with a shade that is slightly reserved. It is reserved so its good for various occasions.
SOMETSUKE LEATHER CAMO GOLDFISH
title SOMETSUKE title LEATHER CAMO title GOLDFISH
design Maki Kouno design ASAKURA SENPU Co., LTD. design Miki Takahashi
This pattern adopts the images of white x marine blue (lapis lazuri) of Imari that is one of the top brand in the world of porcelain for long time, and also accepts the penmanship of porcelain colorations. At the same time we pay our homage to the Japanese pottery cultures and the artisans' techniques from the Jomon period of several thousand year ago. Camouflage design with a leather motif.
Although it has a black base, it somehow manages to provide a sense of warmth.
Goldfish swimming in the water call forth a cool breeze.
This familiar fish has been loved by the Japanese since the Edo-period (from 17th century to mid-19th century).
GLENURQUHART CHECK COLORFUL BANDANNA
title GLENURQUHART CHECK title COLORFUL title BANDANNA pattern
design ASAKURA SENPU Co., LTD. design Motohiro Ohsawa design Maki Kouno
A trad glenurquhart check originally from Scotland.
Orange and blue add a little splash of color to this gray base.
It is the mysterious pattern which seems like many squares stand out in polka dots. Even though it uses Japanese classic colors, the image of this pattern is very modern and gives you a pop feeling. Bandanna is useful for general purpose like furoshiki. Using Japanese motives such as flowers and birds, cotton prints and braids makes this furoshiki matches both western clothes and Japanese kimono.
Trees Field minamo
title Trees title Field title minamo
design Mai Ehara design Mai Ehara design Hutanashi Hyouhon
This pattern contains very gentle green and blue which makes you feel comforted. Small houses nestling in the woods are very impressive. Grasses, flowers, bushy trees, birds and calm slow time... It's the flanked product with "Trees". It is the unique design which displays stick glasses and expresses the surface of water. It is added a playful touch with translucent beautiful colors with dots and water droplet.
THUNDER (LIGHTNING) SPRING SUMMER
title THUNDER (LIGHTNING) title SPRING title SUMMER
design Motohiro Ohsawa design Maki Kouno design Maki Kouno
This pattern surly matches when you do your favorite sport. Thunder/lightning is a symbol of strength and good luck in Japan. This furoshiki will help you when you have sudden rain during enjoying outdoor activities or watching a sport game. This pattern expresses Japanese spring vegetables by twelve Japanese traditional colors. The color scheme is pastel touch of sprouts and cherry blossoms or so. This pattern expresses Japanese vivid summer scene by twelve ancient Japanese colors. It images blue sky, sea breeze, growing leaves, or so.
AUTUMN WINTER IKI
title AUTUMN title WINTER title IKI
design Maki Kouno design Maki Kouno design Maki Kouno
This pattern expresses Japanese rich autumn naturals by twelve Japanese traditional colors. It images Japanese rich harvests. This pattern expresses Japanese winter scene by twelve Japanese ancient cool colors. It images Japanese severe winters. Hanafuda is Japanese playing card and it has been played for long time. Japanese traditional colors which are red, green, mustard and black give you an image of stylish Japanese culture like a Kabuki's thick curtain.
Snow Moon Flower
title SNOW title MOON title FLOWER
design Maki Kouno design Maki Kouno design Maki Kouno
This means snow fall dancing in the wind. Each piece of snow has a softness of the tore off Japan paper. Big moonlight and shade of tree leaves. Pale pink color shows the appearance of Moon. This compose several flowers and blossoms of apricot, lily and peony like ancient western wall paper's design of compromise of Japanese and foreign.
NOSHI (Abalone) SOBA FISH
title NOSHI (Abalone) title SOBA title FISH
design ASAKURA SENPU Co., LTD. design Minori Fujita design Maki Kouno
This design represents the traditional “abalone dried in thin strings.”
Great for New Year's otsutsumi or weddings.
Japanese soba is very famous these days. It is simple, but has a deep taste so soba is one of the Japanese’s favorite food. This pattern shows traditional cold soba noodles with dipping souse, chopped leaks and wasabi (Japanese horseradish) as a spice. It seemingly a bold geometric design but when you unfold it, you’ll see that it’s fish deign. The contrast of piece-dye cloth and soft wine red color is very attractive.
NOSHI (Abalone) SYNCOPATION ICHIMATSU
title TSUBAKI (Japanese camellia) title SYNCOPATION title ICHIMATSU
design Maki Kouno design Mai Ehara design Maki Kouno
Japanese camellia is a spring bloomer. This flower is a Japanese icon flower in concurrence with cherry blossom (Sakura). This modern-looking color gives you a pop feeling. The mixture of dots and lines express the good rhythm. The gradations gives a color change, too. You can enjoy the different pattern of the center dots every time you use this furoshiki for wrappig. It's a traditional Japanese checkerboard pattern. Big patterns and small patterns are divided in quarters. When you wrap a present with this furoshiki, you can put the small checkerboard pattern in front or the big one in front as you like.
title SHOOTING STARS title COLORFUL FOREST title KAKA
design Eriko Hayakawa design Tsuyoshi Nemoto design Maki Kouno
This has an audacious design of many shooting stars which are twinkle down on the cities. The grdation of the night sky and the colorful cities make beautiful color combinations.This design will be liked by men and women of all ages. Only ink-jet textle printing can derive this good balance of colors. Mysterious creatures live in the forest and they inspire our imagination.It is very beautiful and unique pattern for furoshiki. Poppy patterns with various kind of Japanese flowers. Big and small flowers are overlapping each other which makes this pattern very splendid like a color palette.

plain70

Plain Weave (70cm)

Traditionally called futano or futahaba (double-width cloth), this size is very versatile for wrapping various items.

materials: 100% Polyester
size: about 70 x 70 cm
weight: about 65g
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FLAG CHECK MANJUSHAGE An ordinary day with a flower
title FLAG CHECK title MANJUSHAGE title An ordinary day with a flower
design Jun Ito design Maki Kouno design Tatsuhiko Karasawa
The check design woven with flags of 204 countries and regions. This is a new interpretation of the flags of nations. Manjushage is an alias of spider lily, which blooms during equinox.
Commonly displayed in red, but you can find the white blossom variety.
The elegant floral pattern brings alive the elegant white color.
A dog strikes poses to a flower, which is his ordinary day. A turquoise blue flower and the humorous brown dog complement each other in their colors.
FUROSHIKI KARUTA NEO HEM LEAFP NATSU TSUBAKI (SUMMER CAMELLIA)
title FUROSHIKI KARUTA title NEO HEMP LEAF title NATSU TSUBAKI
design Studio Uni design Maki Kouno designer Eiko Isokawa
46 different picture cards and reading cards (the first letter of each word starts from different Japanese letter) which humorously explain the usage direction of this water repellent furoshiki. You will be surprised to know there are so many different way of usages it has! Asanoha (hemp leaf) pattern was popular in short-sleeved Kimono during the Edo-era (from 17th century to mid-19th century).
Plum and cherry blossoms, narcissus and Japanese iris were drawn into a circle, and it became a very stylish modern Japanese design.
The tone down color of spiral shaped center is very impressive. Background line makes feeling of stir to these flowers (Summer Camellia).
WINE STRIPE
title WINE STRIPES
design Hajime Kuwabara
It was designed to be separated color in left and right half under wrapping two wine bottles, and to be a tapestry in open with colorful band and stripes.

平織105cm使用シーン

Plain Weave (105cm)

Traditionally called sanhaba (triple-width cloth), large enough even in bag style.

materials: 100% Polyester
size: about 105 x 105 cm
weight: about 150g
MADE IN JAPAN
SHOWA ELEGY
title SHOWA ELEGY
design Maki Kouno
The motif is IZAYOI-BARA (roses of a moon 16 days old), which blooms not at perfectly round but on the wane. This Japanese-Retro pattern suits Japanese clothes and European clothes.

crêpe (scene)

Chirimen (96cm)

The crinkled chirimen NAGARE is the perfect accessory for kimono and other traditional Japanese garments.

*Crinkled crêpe fabric uses twisted thread, which creates bigger gaps in the weave pattern and, unlike the plain weave fabric, cannot hold water.
(It can repel water)


materials: 100% Polyester
size: about 96 x 96 cm
weight: about 165g
MADE IN JAPAN
USUZUMIZAKURA KABUKI WILLOW SMALL DISHES
title USUZUMIZAKURA title KABUKI WILLOW title SMALL DISHES
design Yuko Yamashita design Yuko Yamashita design Minori Fujita
The usuzumizakura, a mountain cherry blossom, blooms and quietly falls under the moonlight deep in the mountains.
The change from indigo to light grey shows the gradation of a night sky.
An edo-style wind chimes vendor pulls his stand.
The overwhelming coolness of the willow branches lulls you into an afternoon nap.
Playing with the wind, branches of a willow, waves in the river, and wind chimes.
Small dishes are used everyday in Japan when you have Japanese foods. They are very traditional and make the table floridly. This furoshiki goes well with kimono because it is made by crepe material.
ARRIVAL OF AUTUMN
title ARRIVAL OF AUTUMN
design ASAKURA SENPU Co., LTD.
Japanese clover, morning glories, and hemp - all reminds us of the arrival of autumn.
Its refreshing design will go great with Japanese garments.

Amundsen closeup

Amundsen (128cm)

The rough-surfaced amundsen NAGARE is especially strong, and it's available in an extra large size.

*Amundsen uses twisted thread, which creates a larger weave pattern, but it can hold about four liters of water. It is not recommended for transporting water because any more water will result in a leak.


materials: 100% Polyester
size: about 128 x 128 cm or 70 x 70 cm
weight: about 200g
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ARABESQUE FLIGHT PATTERN
title ARABESQUE title FLIGHT PATTERN
design ASAKURA SENPU Co., LTD. design ASAKURA SENPU Co., LTD.
When thinking of furoshiki, arabesque comes to mind.
Instead of the standard green, we gave it a twist with indigo-like blue.
Retro purple arrow feathers reminiscent of Taisho (early 20th century) Romanticism.
The arrow feather design has been loved over the years as a good luck charm to repel misfortune at religious ceremonies and seasonal festivals.
PERSIA HARLEQUIN ASAGI
title PERSIA title HARLEQUIN title ASAGI
(Pale blue-green)
design Hajime Kuwabara design Jun Ito design Naomi Shirai
The vivid color combination produces a total harmony. This design[pattern] is a typical color expression of the Ink Jet Printing technology. A harlequin pattern of colourful nine diamonds. This furoshiki's motif is Parantica sita. This butterfly has elegant wing and flies long distance. Parantica sita's scales has an effect of water repellent so it is the best motif for NAGARE.
title AFFECTIONATE FEATHERS title SAFARI title PIXEL
designer Natsumi Saito designer Haruo Kanenaga designer Masahiro Osawa
The idea of this design comes from feathers of parent birds affectionately protecting their eggs. Use this to wrap up what you value. Bird's feathers has a feature of protecting important things from rain, just like NAGARE does. Wild animals running in herds through the grass field. You can feel the burst of energy in the natural world. The pattern is expressively drawn by pixels, the smallest single component of a digital image. Diverse dots ranges are artfully organized, creating beautiful color gradients.
title THE CATS OF WEALTH
designer Chiemi Itoi

denim

Crêpe (96cm)

The crêpe type of waffle texture NAGARE weighs only 100 grams (about 3.5oz) so it's convenient to use.

*Crinkled crêpe fabric uses twisted thread, which creates a larger weave pattern, but it can hold about four liters of water. It is not recommended for transporting water because any more water will result in a leak.


materials: 100% Polyester
size: about 96 x 96 cm
weight: about 100g
MADE IN JAPAN
DENIM
title DENIM
design Jun Ito
Blue wash denim pattern with orange stitching.
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