Japanese fabric Tenugui Maneki Neko Cats in the Tsunami, japanese cotton fabric, japanese tenugui, kawaii fabric, cat

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-Japanese fabric Tenugui Maneki Neko Fortune Cats, Cats in the Tsunami and the mount fuji

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This tenugui uses print-dye.

Size: 82,5x34cm (32,5x13inch)

Cotton100 percent, made in Japan

If you are interest in a beautiful hanger for your tenugui you can see an example in this link:


Great news for cat lovers! The Maneki-neko Tenugui Collection, The cat figurine with beckoning paws has long been loved among Japanese people as a lucky item. The cat's for paw invites customers and brings in wealth, so merchants tend to display it in their shops and restaurants. The most common belief is a left paw raised brings in customers, and the right paw raised brings wealth and good luck!

Each Maneki-neko Collection Tenugui has a theme, bringing a new season to your home! The designs come mainly from images of daily life, nature or other more traditional cultural elements of Japan.

Tenugui is Lit. Hand towel in Japanese – has been used in Japan for a long time. During the Heian period (794-1192 AD) it was used as accessories in rituals at Shinto shrines.

The tenugui started to grow in popularity from the Kamakura period (1192-1333 AD) and during the Edo period (1592-1868 AD), as cotton cultivation started in several parts of Japan , tenugui became an everyday necessary item. At this time the tenugui was regarded as a versatile daily product, but slowly it began to be regarded as an artistic item and contest were held to select winning designs. These contests were called “Tenugui Awase” and contributed to the development of new dyeing techniques.

• Wiping
• Kitchen
• Tablemats
• Wrapping
• wall hanging
• Greetings and gifts
• Incorporate into a quilted table runner.
• Use an inexpensive poster frame and use it as framed art.
• Decoration, each tenugui is simply a piece of art!


Machine washing not recommended due to shrinkage.

Hand-wash recommended. Dry in shade. Don't bleach. Wash with like colors. Don't leave in water. Colors may fall.

Both edges of tenugui are not stitched, so the strings of both edges will become loose and fraying. However, the fraying will stops after using a while.


The color on monitor may has a bit difference from the real product.
All the items come from smoke and dog/cat free home.

PLEASE READ my shop policies before purchasing items: Custom order info, including shipping info, Returns and exchanges, please click on the side policy link. All items will shipped by registered airmail.


Average review
The design is so vibrant and pretty. Contact with the shopkeeper was very fast and nice. Shipping was very fast as well and the package super neat!
Feb 26, 2018 by Roosmarijn van der Waart
Item arrived quickly and in condition described. Excellent service!
Jan 10, 2016 by boggysardines
Very unique and a thank you note with my name written in Japanese. A nice touch.
Sep 11, 2014 by Pam
Très bel article qui sera une décoration de porte, envoi très rapide, parfait.
Aug 12, 2014 by Pierre Barthélemy-Photographie
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Package arrived quickly, very cute!
May 7, 2014 by Robert Utley

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