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ban inoue : kaya scarf in flint


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 : flint
materials : 100% cotton

measurements : 
• length 200cm
• width 37cm

one size

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 in simple styles, allowing the soft texture and natural comfort of their textiles to take focus. Still traditionally woven to this day, kaya 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 kaya cloth with their effortless and naturally comfortable clothing.