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ban inoue : kaya bath towel


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Kaya cloth is famously absorbent, quick to dry, highly durable and very soft- in short, the perfect thing to reach for when you emerge from the bath! Create some at-home onsen inspiration, give as a gentle welcome to a new baby, or pack one on your next trip (they’re incredibly light and compact). If you prefer a larger bathsheet, you might like the kaya halfket.

Kaya cloth is beautiful and useful throughout the home, see our collection here.

made in Japan

colour : flax
materials : 100% cotton

measurements : 
• length 120cm
• width 65cm

washing & care : this fine, net-like textile is woven from pure cotton and stiffened with natural plant starches for presentation. You can expect its texture to become incredibly soft and waffle-ish with wear and washing, as shown in the last picture. Kaya can be machine washed in cold water on a gentle cycle (a laundry bag will help prevent snags) but should not be tumble dried.

Ban Inoue

From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable garments and accessories in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and comfort of their natural textiles to take focus. Whether using natural kaya cloth, exceptional linen weaves, or comfortable slab cotton, Ban Inoue seek to preserve the gentle aesthetics and practical properties of all their textiles.