ban inoue : large caya scarf in flax
With a little flamboyant zhooshing, this generous scarf adds airy volume and drama, or may be folded for a flatter profile. The fabric will gain softness and a waffle-like texture with wear and gentle washing, to provide a lightweight layer on cool days.
made in Japan.
colour : flax
materials : 100% cotton
• length 178cm
• width 109cm
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. caya can be machine washed in cold water on a gentle cycle (a laundry bag will help prevent snags) but should not be tumble dried.
From the beautiful ancient capital Nara, Ban Inoue make breathable garments in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their textiles to take focus. Still traditionally woven to this day, caya 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.