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ban inoue : kaya tapestry


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This simple pieced cloth has decorative potential along with practical use. As a modern, understated table runner or hanging in a window it highlights the simple beauty of kaya; alternatively, it makes a stylish, soft and absorbent addition to your bathroom as a hand towel.

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

made in Japan

colour : flint, dove and carbon
materials : 100% kaya cotton
measurements : 
• length 119cm
• width 44cm

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.