They originate from the Edo period as a cotton towel for ritual cleansing ceremonies and soon becoming a fashionable practical hand towel at the bathhouses. Japanese tenugui come in a stunning range of colours and designs and embody the rich history of Japanese textile design!
Tenuguiare now commonly used as Japanese hand towels, washcloths, dishcloths or, as is more common these days, as a stylish wall hanging! We have a great selection of authentic Japanese tenugui in a wonderful variety of bright colours and beautiful designs and if you wish to use them as a wall hanging we recommend you consider the Tapestry Hanging Poles!
Japanese Cotton Tenugui Towels
Order your Japanese tenugui online today and have them gift wrapped for free or visit our showroom for more traditional Japanese fabric!
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