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Papersky Originals

KANAZAWA edition Traveler’s Tenugui

An ancient and modern capital of culture. The beautiful black tile rooftops of this city have been a graphic icon to the landscape for years on end.


An exciting series of ‘tenuguis’ inspired by Papersky’s Tour de Nippon series of bicycle rides across Japan’s rural prefectures. The designs are based on characteristics specific to each area. For instance, the green tea fields of Shizuoka, the rolling sea & udon found in Takamatsu and the black beans of Tanba Sasayama. Other models include OnomichiTottoriShodoshimaIseand Oita. Papersky teamed up with Japanese traditional tenugui maker Kamawanu.

Each towel is hand dyed via the ‘chusen’ method and patterns are hand cut with the greatest care. Tenugui’s have been the towels of choice for Japanese travelers since the Edo times because the specially woven cotton absorbs moisture perfectly while drying in a flash. We recommend beginning your collection with the official red-stripe Papersky Tour de Nippon model.  

Traveler’s Tenugui in KANAZAWA
Size : 33cm×90cm
Price : JPY 1,540

To purchase this Traveler's Tenugui in KANAZAWA as well as other items in the Papersky Store collection just click on the circle in this banner. The Papersky online Store is a travel shop edited by Papersky magazine featuring: light, compact, simply designed, inspiring and well made stuff from Japan and the world.