Nariken, a craftsman who produces authentic Kyo-Yuzen with a sincere attitude toward craftsmanship, and Tsujikura, which makes Japanese umbrellas to pass on the ancient traditional culture of Japan to future generations, have collaborated to create this product.
The most important part of kimono making is the underpainting.
A draftsman who has been drawing various patterns at Nariken for 30 years has drawn classical patterns on Japanese paper that will be used as a Japanese umbrella.
Japanese umbrella craftsmen continue to make purely domestic Japanese umbrellas with the mission of preserving the ancient Japanese manufacturing method and passing it down to the next generation.
Kyo-Yuzen draftsmen and Japanese umbrella craftsmen.
The combination of the earnest attitude toward craftsmanship and the skills of the artisans has resulted in the hand-painted Kyo-Yuzen Japanese parasol.
Yatsuhashi is a bridge made of short planks connected to each other.
It’s for strolling so that you can take your time and love the flowers.
This is a design of eight bridges and irises by Korin Ogata(1658-1716), the central artist of the Rimpa school.
The underpainting was done on Japanese paper by Nariken’s draftsmen, who are known for their realistic expression based on the Rimpa school, as well as the elegance of Kyo-Yuzen.
Each of the carefully painted irises is decorated with gold.
This is a refined and gorgeous piece that expresses luxury in a casual manner.
■Only one in the world
This product is hand-painted by a kimono draftsman and is therefore one-of-a-kind.
It is used as a Japanese parasol as a gift for an important person, as a gift to celebrate anniversaries such as Sanju(80th birthday), or as a Japanese interior decoration.
Material:Kyoto Kurotani/Japanese traditional paper ‘washi’
Length: About 80.5cm (about 31.69inch)
Diameter: About 82cm (about 32.3inch)