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Kurotani Sofu Stole

Kurotani Sofu Stole

Regular price ¥34,770 円
Regular price Sale price ¥34,770 円
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Product features

Japanese paper/silk thread


Japanese paper/silk thread

About shipping and returns

For standard shipping, we will ship the product within 14 business days from the date the order is placed by the customer (the date the order is sent from our website to our company), except in special circumstances such as when workshops or craft manufacturers are on extended business trips for exhibitions. (Please note that this does not apply to certain remote islands and regions.) If there is a delay due to various reasons, we will inform you by email or other means. The shipping date will be notified to you via a "Shipping Confirmation Email" upon dispatch. Please note that returns and exchanges are not accepted after the order is placed.


[Precautions when washing] - Because it is handmade Japanese paper, the color may fade or the threads may break when washed. If you need to wash it, please use a neutral detergent, separate it from other items, and soak it for a short time at room temperature to 30°C.・Please refrain from washing or tumble drying.・Please be careful not to get caught as it is a karami weave.・[Squeezing] Due to the nature of dyeing and squeezing, friction, water, and sweat may cause color transfer or the squeezing to stretch.


Approximately 194cm (tassel included)


Approximately 50g


Please note that as each piece is handmade, there may be slight variations in color and shape.

This stole is made from paper threads made from Kurotani washi paper, said to be the strongest paper in Japan, and woven together with silk threads. It is light and smooth to the touch, so it is non-sticky and can be used throughout the year, from spring, summer, fall, and early winter. Enjoy the way it adapts to your skin as you wear it, creating a beautiful texture over time.

◇What is ``Kurotani Washi''? It is a unique paper cloth made from ``Kurotani Washi'', which is handmade by craftsmen one by one in Kyoto's paper town, which has a history of 800 years. The washi paper, which is made from the same high-quality kozo as the raw material, is adjusted to the optimal thickness and strength for textiles. From the twisting of the paper threads to the weaving using Karamiori , the product was completed after extensive research with craftsmen.

As a result, the suppleness and strength of handmade washi paper, as well as its moisture-controlling and heat-retaining properties, are passed on to the fabric. In addition, the irregular bulges (fushi) on the surface are a unique feature of paper cloth twisted from handmade Japanese paper.
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Kurotani Washi Cooperative


Kurotani washi paper is made in Kurotani-cho, Yatsushiro-cho, Ayabe City, Kyoto Prefecture, and the surrounding areas. It has a long history, dating back more than 800 years since papermaking began in Kuroya.

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