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H.C.Mulberry.D. Tenugui

ColorMulberry Purple


Botanical dye tenugui dyed with mulberry collected in the Tama Hills area of Tokyo. Botanical dye is a plant dyeing process that uses as few chemical materials as possible by upcycling familiar plants.
The woven with hemp comprising 50% of the weft and organic cotton comprising 50% of the warp. Hemp has excellent antibacterial and deodorizing properties and can be grown without relying on finite resources like pesticides and fossil fuels. Hemp fibers are also four times more durable than cotton fibers. The fabric is woven using a shuttle loom from the Meiji era, resulting in a beautiful, durable, and flexible surface. Mulberry Purple and Blue.

- Size: 360 x 960 mm
- Made in Japan
- Dyes: Mulberry
- Hemp 50% / Cotton 50%
- ≤ 60g
- 1% for the Planet


japan made, made in japan, 日本製, 国産
natural ink, natural dye, ナチュラルインク, ナチュラルダイ, 天然染料, 天然顔料
upcycle, アップサイクル
hand work, hand made, ハンドワーク, ハンドメイド, 手仕事
one-off, ワンオフ, 一点もの

H.C.Mulberry.D. Tenugui



- Material name: Tokubun - Quality: Hemp 50% / Organic Cotton 50% - Material origin: India (Organic Cotton) - Dyes origin: Tama area, Japan - Weaving: Niimi - Dyeing: Chiontec

Dyed with

botanical dye mulberry クワの実 桑の実

Material Story



Morus is distributed in Japan, the Korean Peninsula, China, and other areas. Its fruit is known as"mulberry" or"dodome" and is delicious to eat raw, as well as used as a raw material for fruit wine. The leaves are used for raising silkworms to produce silk, and the young buds in the spring are enjoyed as a wild vegetable in tempura or boiled dishes. The roots and leaves are also used in traditional Chinese medicine, with the root bark called Sang-Bai-Pi, the leaves called Sang-Ye, the branches called Sang-Zhi, and the fruit called Shan or Sang-Shen or Sang-Shen-Zi. They have various medicinal effects such as diuretic, cough suppressant, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, and tonifying properties.

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