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ban inoue : caya kitchen cloth


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Ban Inoue

From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable items in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their caya cloth to take focus. Caya is a significant Japanese textile woven from pure cotton with a fine, netted structure, which becomes waffle-like with each wash and wear. Traditionally woven in Nara, it is renowned in Japan for a beauty of near spiritual quality, inspiring poetry and ukiyo-e woodblock prints of the Edo period. Today, Ban Inoue wish to preserve the gentle aesthetic and practical properties of caya cloth with their effortless and naturally comfortable clothing.

These cloths make a functional and attractive addition to the kitchen, at a size ideal for use as a dish or cleaning cloth, towel or lunch wrap. Caya cloth is famously absorbent, quick to dry, highly durable and very soft.

made in Japan

colour : lapis, acicia, sand, woodsmoke, wren, ink
materials : 100% cotton
measurements :
  • length 37cm
  • height 37cm

    care instructions : This fabric could show pulls if snagged. Ban Inoue cloths are machine washable but we recommend using a laundry bag to protect against damage. No need to tumble dry.