Ryukyu Bingata is a traditional Okinawan craft that flourished under the patronage of the Ryukyu Dynasty. It was known as "Oriental flower cloth" at the time and was highly valued as a trading item, with people admiring its noble design. The beautiful tropical atmosphere and the auspicious pine, bamboo, and plum patterns are represented by yuzen-dyeing.
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.