Tantansai Preferred Larch Pattern on Damask Kobukusa 淡々斎好 唐松紹紦純子(Kitamura Tokusai)

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Each fukusa is hand stitched and therefore may show different parts of the pattern showing
Tantansaigonomi Karamatsu Shoha Donsu
Approximately 6.5”x 6”
Made in Japan

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This pattern was revived in 2022, 10 years since the last revival, and was a favorite of Urasenke 14th grand master Tantansai.

Kitamura Tokusai fukusa shop.

Kitamura Tokusai has been making silk cloths, or fukusa, for practitioners of tea since 1712. Their elegant textiles are among the finest woven silk fabrics available in Japan and are made by highly skilled weavers in Kyoto’s historic Nishijin area. Kitamura Tokusai’s inventory of fabrics features over 400 patterns of historical significance, many of which were expressly favored by the founders and most prominent devotees of Japan’s tea culture. The Kitamura family continues to warmly welcome tea and textile enthusiasts to their Nishijin shop by hanging a fukusa, a symbol of hospitality, in the entrance.