Designed by Nobuyuki Takai, a tsutsugaki (free-hand stencil dye) textile artisan, the delicate geometric pattern of the Farm Ecru furoshiki wrapping cloth, is inspired by rural farming in Japan. Its circle of subtle lines and dots represent the plowed fields of a mountaintop, freshly planted with seeds and ready to begin a new cycle of life.
A large furoshiki made of crisp French Linen, the Farm Ecru can wrap large objects or be fashioned into a hold-hall. Take a look at the Patchin accessoryto convert the Farm Ecru into a stylish handbag. We think it’s so stunning, that it’s also ideal as a minimalist wall hanging and artwork.
Nobuyuki Takai trained with the katazome stencil dye master Takeshi Yamauchi, learning techniques handed down from Keisuke Serizawa, a leading member of Japan’s mid-century mingei fold art movement.
Musubi, a Kyoto-based furoshiki-maker and purveyor, collaborates with numerous designers and illustrators to produce an eclectic range of vibrant patterns and styles — from traditional to geometrically modern. Every design takes into consideration types of fabric and printing processes and is carefully matched with the ideal maker.
Design: Nobuyuki Takai Size: 100 cm x 100 cm (can be fashioned into a bag) Material: French linen Made in Japan