Murakami Suigun handkerchief by Maruei Towel: Mame shibori
Imabari, in Shikoku, Japan, is famous for pirates and towels.
In the middle ages, the Imabari based Murakami Suigun pirate group, came to dominate the Island Sea.
These handkerchief sized small towels have some of the pirate insignia of the Murakami Suigun.
Towel making is modern specialty of the town, and these are made with the quality that has made it famous.
Handy, and pocket sized, they are easy items to take on adventurous journeys.
Size: 25 cm x 25 cm