Tenugui, Indigo Tonbo
A tenugui is a common household item in Japan. These versatile cloths can be used as anything from washcloths, to headbands, to simply for decoration.
These humble cloths date back to the Heian era (794-1192 AD). Worn for summer festivals, kendo practice and even used as props for storytellers, tenugui are an important part of Japanese culture and history.
- Origin: Japan
- 100% Cotton
- Size Approx: 14" x 35"
- Hand wash cold with like colors
- Do not bleach
- Product #: TC121
- Code: WP35
*Buy two classic Tenugui (excludes Double Gauze, Chu-sen Dyed, and Foiled Tenugui) and get the third one 50% off! Use code: TENUGUI50
Tenugui edges are purposely seamless for better hygiene and quick drying. After a few washes, you may find that the cloth has frayed. Use a pair of scissors to trim the loose threads. The more you use the cloth, the more the edges will stop fraying due to the tightening of the the fabric.
** If you would like the edges of your tenugui to be finished, we can hem the edges at an additional cost of $2.00. Please request this service in the notes section and we will send you an invoice for the service.