Tenugui is a  “handy-wipe”, which Japanese carry with them for daily use. But, as you can see here, they are used in a variety of different ways; like as part of a costume for parade performers, as giftwrap for  presents, as wall art, as a sash or scarf. These pretty little textiles we’re neatly tied…

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In Japan, it is Seijin no Hi (成人の日), or the day of your coming of age.  Adult Day, more or less, celebrated the second Monday in January. For those who turn the ripe old age of 20 years old, it is a time to herald new found liberties and shoulder new responsibilities.  Young adults of…

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