Kayaori cloth from Nara, Japan

Kayaori is a traditional cloth from Nara Prefecture in western Japan. Dears, which is on this pattern are symbolic in the Nara Park.

Nara used to be a capital in the 8th Century before Kyoto became the capital in the year 794 AD. 

It is loosely woven fabric so that the air goes through. It is often made of cotton 100% although this one is mix of rayon 85% and cotton 15%. People often use this cloth as kitchen towel to dry dishes as it drys quickly. Or you can use it as table mat.

There are many traditional and modern patterns that make your table a little more colorful!

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