Japan loves goldfish, particularly during the summer, when goldfish-scooping games have always been popular at summer festivals.
Goldfish were first introduced to Japanese people around 500 years ago. During those times, they were considered a luxury item and were kept only by wealthy merchants and feudal samurai lords. Goldfish come in various colors, including red, white, gold, and black. The red color of goldfish was thought to ward off evil, while the gold color was thought to represent wealth accumulation.
Yuzen-dyeing is a dyeing technique used in Japan since the 8th century. It was developed in Kyoto, and the technique is used to dye kimonos.
This multi-purpose cloth makes excellent drying/cleaning cloths. Not only do they pick up liquid and dirt quickly and effectively, but they also wash clean without any hassle. Because of the 8 layers of mesh cloth stitched together, they are extremely durable and guaranteed to last.
Shirayuki means “white snow towel” in Japanese. The cloth stays as clean as white snow for a long time. The cloth is very durable. It will become softer with each use.
Please wash thoroughly in warm water by hand before the first use to remove the starch. They use natural sweet potato starch from Kagoshima prefecture in Japan. Soak in hot water at 40 degrees to let the starch soften. Rinse until water comes out clean.
Size: 30 x 35 cm (12 x 13.5 inches)
Material: Cotton, Viscose
Made in Nara Prefecture, Japan
How to care for Shirayuki Kitchen Cloth
Please use a laundry net when washing in a washing machine.
Please air dry.
Avoid tumble drying as the dryer will cause shrinkage.