Handwoven Ueda Tsumugi
“Tsumugi” is the Japanese word for the Pongee, a soft silk woven cloth.
Since the ancient times, the Ueda in Shinshu region is known as the “Land of Silk” and “Homeland of the Tsumugi”, for its abundant production of fine silk products. Blessed with abundant resources, the artisans of the Ueda region have wove the “Ueda Tsumugi” since the Edo Period (1603~1868). The simple yet refined stripe and cross-hatch patterns of woven silk has been appraised by many Japanese people.
These pencase are made of the remaining tsumugi fabric scraps to good use which is originally made for Japanese Kimono.
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Outside: Handwoven 100% Silk
7.75” L x 2”D x 0.75″H
Care & Use
- Due to handcrafted product, the size and pattern may slightly differ.
- Small stains may be cleaned by lightly rubbing with wet cloth.
- Not washing machine safe. Strong detergent can cause discoloration.
- Extended exposure to the sun may cause discoloration.