Noren Curtain - 100% Linen Japanese Kakishibuzome (88 x 150cm) Hyotan
What is Noren?
Noren are traditional Japanese fabric dividers hung between rooms, on walls, in doorways, or in windows. Japanese noren usually have one or more vertical slits cut from the bottom to nearly the top of the fabric, allowing for easier passage or viewing. Noren door curtain are rectangular and come in many different materials, sizes, colors, and patterns.
Kakishibuzome or persimmon tannin dyeing has long been a part of the masses’ lives and was used in their everyday living.
With superior waterproof, insect-proof and anti-corrosion properties, kakishibu (persimmon) dye has been painted on all kinds of daily commodities such as fishing nets, linen bags used in sake brewing and umbrellas.
This curtain is a combination of kakishibu (persimmon tannin) dyeing gradation, stencil dyeing, and hand-painting. Made of 100% linen with designs of Japanese gourd, hyotan
■ Size: Width 88 x length 150cm
■ Made in Japan
■ Materials : 100% linen (hemp)
※Does not include the stick