Hand-painted blanket made of Chirimen Kimono silk, remade in Amino, Kyotango
The pattern of this blanket is a ryukyu bangata pattern. It is a typical Okinawa (island in the south of Japan) pattern. The symbols and the colors are reflecting the warm, south region. It is silk-screen printed.
Writing on the blankets:
-古琉球紅型(ko ryuku bangata) ryuku= old name of Okinawa, bangata= red form
Dimensions: ca. 120cm x 180cm (+-2cm)
Material: 100% silk.
Made in Japan
The blanket can be hand-washed with cold water, nevertheless a professional chemical cleaning is recommended as the weaving structure of Chirimen silk is very sensitive.