Kabamaru is a gray and black striped cat, and the leader of the pack. He's celebrating the new year with the dragon dance, warding off evil and diseases.
The Japanese text reads:
Medetayana, Ureshiyana, Koto hogu haru no, shishino mai
This translates to: Happy and so Happy, Dance of spring lion of celebrating with words
Artist Hajime Okamoto was born in 1942 in Osaka. His Kabamaru series is his most famous work, which debuted in 1998.
Use furoshiki to dress up a suit pocket for a wedding, wrap up your bento, a bottle of sake or wine as a gift, or wipe the sweat off your brow during your next hike.
- Artwork by Hajime Okamoto
- Dimensions: 19 7/8"L x 19 7/8"W
- Material: 100% cotton
- Made in Kyoto, Japan