“Tsukiyakko” is a traditional snake-eye umbrella with a crescent moon pattern that has been favored and treasured by people with a high sense of beauty since ancient times. Its appearance, resembling a single Japanese umbrella on a moonlit night, highlights the beauty of light and shadow. This umbrella is exquisitely crafted, showcasing the meticulous skills of the craftsman.
The handle is made of black bamboo, which provides a natural feel that fits comfortably in your hand. This is one of the attractive features of the snake-eye umbrella.
The inside of the umbrella is adorned with a thread decoration that matches the color of the umbrella. The crescent moon pattern of Tsukiyakko is meticulously crafted, taking time to create each one using the delicate handiwork passed down by skilled craftsmen. It fascinates the heart of the person holding it from both the outside and the inside.
This is a Japanese umbrella called “Akatsuki Zukuyo” that represents the moon floating in the clear dawn sky.This umbrella is made with Washi paper. It is slim and light, the most simple style and easy to use. It is recommended for the first Wagasa. Maiko and Geiko in Kyoto are actually using this type of Wagasa.
Material:Japanese traditional paper ‘washi’
Length: About 74cm (about 29.1inch)
Diameter: About 105cm (about 41.3inch)