Kimono Table Runner Black Sakura Cherry Blossom & Tsuyushiba
This is a gorgeous kinran weaving depicts sakura cherry blossom and tsuyushiba on a beautiful black silky rayon. Kinran is a gold brocade. It uses gold foil, silver foil, gold and silver thread, weaved with white thread as warp to have the patterns embossed. Kinran is mostly used for Obi best that is the sash for Kimono or theater costumes. What is depicted along with cherry blossom is "Tsuyushiba" pattern that looks like this.
Tsuyu means dewdrop and Shiba means Japanese pampas grass. It depicts dewdrop on the grass. Dewdrops implies short, leading to an instantaneous flourish and sudden death. This serves as a reminder of mortality and humanity knowing that the life of a human being can end anytime just like the dewdrop or cherry blossom.
This fabric was used for the costume for the Japanese figure ice skater Daisuke Takahashi during winter Olympic game in Vancouver, Canada.
This Kinran fabric is for temples, shrines, or professional Japanese dolls companies in Japan and it's is not widely available to consumers. Don't miss out this rare and gorgeous Kimono pillow cases from Japan!
All items on this page are 100% rayon, and will shrink and harden if washed in water. Spot clean is recommended.
Dimension: 13.5" x 70.5"
Materials: Rayon with Polyester lining.